“Through the Doggy Door” SoCal Tour 2022. (Photo courtesy of the Alani Media Website) WHO/WHAT: The Honolulu Film Festival presents “Through the Doggy Door,” which tells the story of Sheldon Paishon, a surfer from west O’ahu who has to overcome the challenges that come with growing up homeless and in harsh poverty. Sheldon’s talent is recognized by Mason Ho, a pro surfer, and is given guidance as he works towards also becoming a pro surfer. It is a story of inspiration that aims to help raise awareness about poverty and homelessness and show the value of self-belief.

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, July 27 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 29 at 7 p.m.; Doris Duke Theatre, 900 S. Beretania St.

TICKETS: $15 for adults; free for ages 18 and under. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit honolulumuseum.org/events/16383/.


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