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Pili Ka Mo’o

Directed by Justyn Ah Chong

Cast: Malia H.K. Akutagawa, Kamakaniʻokahaku Fukumitsu, Keʻaleikeanowai Fukumitsu, Keoki Fukumitsu, Kōlea Ekemaliakaehukai, Makanani Fukumitsu, Navahineʻomakaliʻi Fukumitsu, Summer Day Fukumitsu, Teahiroa Fukumitsu

This film is part of a series and multimedia platform, made in partnership with Indigenous storytellers and their communities worldwide, invites learning from time-honored and current Indigenous ways of being. Facing a climate crisis, the Reciprocity Project embraces Indigenous value systems that have bolstered communities since the beginning of time. To heal, we must recognize that we are in relationship with Earth, a place that was in balance for millenia. More information at www.reciprocity.org.

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People Power

What does it take to move two people? What about two hundred? These are stories of communities coming together to stand for their values even when official structures have abandoned them. From villages in Myanmar to burial grounds in Hawaii to San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood, these inspiring films remind us that it takes a village.