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MY HERO Project seeks unique works of art by professional and student artists that celebrate the lives and courageous acts of heroes who work to promote change by positively affecting others and their communities.
Completed artwork should reflect thoughtful ideas to show how the selected hero demonstrates heroic action and creates positive social change.
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Directed by: Stephani Gordon |
Produced by: Whitney Yadao-Evans, Niquole Esters, and Jennifer Shoemaker |
USA / Papua New Guinea
Gwala Rising in the Bwanabwana Islands depicts the revitalization of traditional conservation practices in the islands of Papua New Guinea. The community of Anagusa Island is combating the effects of climate change and protecting the coral reefs they rely on using gwala: the traditional practice of setting aside a reef or forest area to allow the ecosystem to recover. Gwala is helping the community of Anagusa Island prosper - empowering men and women with improved access to food and livelihoods.