The Hama Hama Way

USA | 2016 | 12 minutes | Treva Wurmfeld

Adam and Lissa James take a new approach to farming oysters on the tide flats of the Hama Hama River.

Director Biography 

Treva Wurmfeld's directorial debut, Shepard & Dark, made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2012 and won top awards at the Woodstock International Film Festival, the Cleveland International Film Festival and the Florida Film Festival. That year, Wurmfeld was included in Filmmaker Magazine's 25 new faces of Independent Film. Shepard & Dark was an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival and Wurmfeld was nominated for the Camera d'Or prize. Shepard & Dark was released by Music Box films in the Fall of 2013. Previously Wurmfeld shot and produced for the Emmy Award winning A&E series "Intervention" and wrote and directed the short film, "Oyster." She received her MFA from Hunter College in 2006 and currently lives in Los Angeles.

  • Director: Treva Wurmfeld
  • Principal Cast: Rowan Jacobsen, Adam James, Lissa James Monberg
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 12 minutes
  • Producer: Treva Wurmfeld
  • Screenplay: Treva Wurmfeld
  • Cinematographers: Eve M. Cohen
  • Editors: Greg King
  • Music: Christian Frederickson, Ryan Rumery
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of #FilmInWA

From dancing to deviltry, this diverse array of local shorts puts the breadth of our talented film-making community on full display.

View Times & Purchase Tickets