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WHETŪ MĀRAMA – BRIGHT STAR

Three decades ago, there were no waka hourua (Māori watercraft), no ocean going waka/canoes and no surviving knowledge of celestial navigation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Oral history and carved artifacts were all that remained of the ancestral Pacific voyagers. Sir Hekenukumai ‘Hek’ Puhipi Busby has helmed this renaissance in Aotearoa/New Zealand. He reached out across the …

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TO THE END

At this critical moment in our history, stopping the climate crisis is a question of political courage, and the clock is ticking. A sequel to 2019’s KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE, TO THE END follows the intersecting stories of four women of color who are key players in the rise of the Green New Deal—an ambitious …

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THE ZEN DIARY

Based on an essay by Tsutomu Mizukami, director Yuji Nakae presents a modest film of gratitude and zen revolving around the art of simple cooking. Starring Kenji Sawada in the lead, his first starring role in 16 years. Former Zen monk Tsutomu lives alone in the mountains, writing essays, cooking food with vegetables he grows …

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PLEISTOCENE PARK

In the mid 1990s, eccentric Russian scientist Sergey Zimov made the startling discovery that melting arctic permafrost threatened to release huge amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere, potentially creating a feedback loop that will lead to runaway climate change. Impatient with the world’s slow reaction to this news, Zimov has a plan: to restore the …

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