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2022 | 6 MIN.

The Making of Pili Ka Mo'o

“For us as Indigenous people, the ʻohana (family) includes our ancestors, and…the natural world: there’s no separation.” Justyn Ah Chong and Malia Akutagawa share about diving right into production of their film “Pili Ka Moʻo” at a crucial moment and the importance of challenging narratives of “progress” with fellow Reciprocity Project filmmakers Jeremy Dennis and Brit Hensel.