Film Clips

Video Poems by Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner

Film clip. Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner. Various years.
Video poems by a Marshallese artist show the injustices and harm of environmental racism, nuclear weapons, and climate change around the world.

Time Periods: 20th Century, 21st Century
Themes: Environment, Climate Justice, Art & Music, Language Arts

Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner is a poet, educator, and activist from the Marshall Islands. Her art and outreach bring international attention to environmental racism, the harm caused by nuclear weapons, and climate change. The Zinn Education Project features her work in the lessons Teaching to the Heart: Poetry, Climate Change, and Sacred Spaces and Meet Today’s Climate Justice Activists: A Mixer on the People Saving the World.

See the short films below and visit her website to learn more.

“Tell Them”

“Rise” Featuring Aka Niviâna

“History Project”

“Dear Matafele Peinem”

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