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6 films in package
This is the Way We Rise
Follows Native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio as her calling to protect sacred sites reinvigorates her art.
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Pili Ka Moʻo
The Fukumitsu ʻOhana (family) of Hakipuʻu are tossed into a world of complex real estate and judicial proceedings when a large settler-owned corporation destroys their familial burials to make way for continued development plans.
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What Travelers Are Saying About Jornada del Muerto
Residents of and visitors to the Tularosa Basin of New Mexico, site of the first detonation of an atomic bomb, contribute to the production of public memory as they offer logistical advice, philosophical reckonings, and plaintive cries about making "the journey of the dead."
Jet Line: Voicemails from the Flight Path
Employs an anonymous hotline to elevate the voices beneath Vermont’s F-35 flight path, the first urban residents to live with one of the US military’s most controversial weapons systems overhead.
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We Have Reached The Moment
Vic Barrett was just 12 years old when Hurricane Sandy devastated neighborhoods in his native New York City. Since then, he has used his voice to combat the climate crisis. His message has traveled far, but perhaps his most important audience remains his own father.
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Profiles & Perspectives Shorts II: Filmmaker Q&A
Featuring filmmakers Ciara Leinaala Lacy, Justyn Ah Chong, Patrick McCormack, Duane Peterson III, and Liz Smith.
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Screening includes a pre-recorded filmmaker discussion.

Across borders, humans are raising their voices and speaking out on behalf of their environment, their livelihoods, and their very existence. Bear witness to indigenous leaders and environmental advocates as they examine the impacts of advocacy and activism in their community. 

An exploration into the creative process, following Native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio as her calling to protect sacred sites atop Maunakea, Hawai`i reinvigorates her art.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    12 minutes
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    D.C. Premiere
  • Director
    Ciara Leinaala Lacy