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directed by Nathan Fitch
USA/Federated States of Micronesia/Afghanistan, 2017 English/Kosraean, 85 minutes

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 8:30 PM — Hilan Theatre

Every year, young Micronesian citizens leave their families and island homes on military deployment—as United States soldiers fighting for the American dream. Torn between the failing economics of their native country and a complicated historical relationship with the United States, these young islanders become the pieces is larger puzzle that pits jobs and security against the reality of fighting for a country you neither belong to nor have any rights in.

Cast + Credits
Nathan Fitch
Cast: Sapuro Nena, Maryann Nena , Madison Nena, Arthur Nena, Kilfrank Sigrah, & Mario Robles
Writers: Nathan Fitch & Bryan Chang
Cinematography: Nathan Finch
Editing: Bryan Chang
Producers: Nathan Fitch, Bryan Chang, & Fivel Rothberg