Pacific Heartbeat

Te Kuhane o te Tupuna

04/29/2019 | 56m 48s

TE KUHANE o te TUPUNA is a journey from Easter Island to London, in search of the Moai Hoa Haka Nanaia, a statue of significant cultural importance. The film explores the social & political landscape of Rapanui as its people attempt to claim back what is rightfully theirs: the land and a lava-rock image of tremendous presence, representing one of the world's most extraordinary cosmological views.

Aired: 04/29/19

Expires: 04/28/20

Rating: TV-PG

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