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kingdom of tonga

Despite being the only Pacific nation that was never, formally, colonized, the Kingdom of Tonga faces challenges and opportunities common 

among formerly occupied states.

In 2019, Jake finished a 4-month residency at 'Atenisi Institute to research the commodification of natural resources as a key indicator of this place in transition. 

 

Founded by Futa Helu in the 1970's, 'Atenisi Institute is an educational institute founded on the philosphy that "students should be taught how – not what – to think".

www.atenisi.edu.to

In 2016, Roberth Fuentes' short film about his grandmother on Bantayan Island in the Philippines, was screened at the second edition of the Nuku'Alofa Film Festival. Roberth is a young artist who we've been supporting since his involved in our projects in 2011. 

www.nukualofafilmfestival.com