Social Work Film Festival

Social Work Film Festival

March 13, 2018

05:30 PM - 08:00 PM


Haley Lytle, P: 808-544-0234, E:

In honor of National Social Work Month, the HPU School of Social Work will be hosting Social Work Film Festival! This event will be free admission and open to all members of HPU and the community! Snack and drinks will be provided. 


The film schedule will be:

Friday, March 2 from 5:30-8:00PM

Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock hosted by School of Social Work Faculty - Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multi-purpose room 2

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota caputures world attention through their peaceful resistance against the U.S. government's plan to construct an oil pipeline through their land. 

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Tuesday, March 13 from 5:30-8:00PM

Out of State hosted by School of Social Work Alumni - Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multi-purpose room 2

The story of outcasts, of Native Hawaiian prisoners shipped 3,000 miles across the ocean to a for-profit prison in the desert of Arizona. In this unlikely setting, these men discover their fierce indigenous dances, inspiring two students to fight to turn their lives around upon release. 

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Wednesday, March 21 from 5:30-8:00PM

Island Soldier hosted by NASW-HI - Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multi-purpose room 3

The untold story of Micronesian soldiers fighting for their piece of the "American Dream" and the future of a small island nation. 

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Thursday, March 29 from 5:30-8:00PM

The Hunting Ground - Hawai'i Loa Campus, AC 101

An expose of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. 

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