STRANDED ON THE MAINLAND

Directed by Alexis Si'i

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After seeking medical help in America, Brigitte and her elderly father, Si’i, have no way back home due to a global pandemic. The film follows the family through their journey, and their reliance on the online support of their community as they fight their way back to their beloved island.

CREDITS
Director: Alexis Si’i
Writer: Alexis Si’i
Producer: Alexis Si’i
Executive Producer: UCLA Center for Ethnocommunications
Director of Photography: Alexis Si’i
Editor: Alexis Si’i
Production Designer: Alexis Si’i
Sound Designer: Jacob Si’i
Cast: Brigitte Moala, Si’i Noese Taeatafa

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