SplittinŐ the Rock: Poly Power in the NFL

Location:Hawai`i, New York
Subject:Sports, Polynesian diaspora
Length:10 minutes
Year Released:2003
Director:Jeremy Spear, Robert Pennington
Producer:Jeremy Spear, Robert Pennington
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Description:Polynesian pride and cultural identity are challenged when young men from Samoa and Hawai`i journey stateside to realize their boyhood dreams of playing professional football in the National Football League (NFL). This short films follows the paths of potential future NFL stars Isaac Sopoaga and Pisa Tinoisamoa, and traces the socioeconomic arc of young Polynesians looking to better themselves and their respective families.
Record No:2957
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