Independent Lens

Out of State

Season 20 Episode 17 | 56m | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 05/06/19

Expired: 06/01/21

Rating: TV-PG

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