Brothers Under the Skin

CLEAR presents the documentary Brothers Under the Skin produced in 1986 for the Rice and Roses series; produced by Chris Conybeare in association with Bart Fredo, written by Chris Conybeare, and directed and edited by Joy Chong. Brothers Under the Skin is a look at the beginning of the modern labor era in Hawaiʻi and the longshoremen and women who organized the Hilo waterfront during the 1930s, featuring film footage of the Hilo Massacre where peaceful demonstrators were gassed, hosed, then shot by police on August 1, 1938.

Languages: English, Pidgin


  • Documentary

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