To make a movie about Hawaii -- one that's entertaining and realistic to both locals and the rest of the world -- is a difficult, if not impossible, task. Hawaii is so complex, so diverse a place that it's unthinkable that any film, really, could capture its essence.
"By the People: The Election of Barack Obama" is a steadied, chronological account of Obama's campaign for the White House, one which pairs behind-the-scenes footage of Obama and his team with news media clips from the early days up until his ascendance to the Presidency.
Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, Save Our Surf and its primary organizer, John M. Kelly Jr., organized against the overdevelopment of Hawaii's shorelines. Photographer Ed Greevy talks about the movement with FLUX.