Aloha Everyone! Happy Lunar New Year. We'd like to invite you to a special screening of the movie "The Land of Eb" at the Doris Duke Theater on March 11 at 7p. The movie features the Marshallese community living in Oceanview, Hawai'i Island and is a fictional tale that explore the many realities of the community. The main character, Jacob, works on a coffee plantation and is struggling to survive and support his family. Meanwhile, he is diagnosed with a grave illness and decides to keep it a secret while documenting his life and culture so they can be passed to the next generation. The movie stars community leader Jonithen Jackson and his family and is a moving story about the challenges of finding home in someone else's homeland. Please join us for this great screening! The director Andrew Williamson and Jonithen will be there to speak at after the screening. Check out the trailer below:
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