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Independent Lens | Out of State

Out of State

In Out of State, two native Hawaiians sent thousands of miles away to a private prison in the desert find a community of other native Hawaiians and discover indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence. After finishing their terms and returning to Hawai'i, the men both find life on the outside a struggle and wonder if it’s possible to ever go home again.

Premiere Date: May 6, 2019 | Runtime: 00:56:00GPB Passport

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