And Now We Rise: A Portrait of Samuel Johns

And Now We Rise is a portrait of an exceptional young activist, Samuel Johns, motivated to help his Alaska Native community to lead sober, productive lives.

Over the course of the three years this documentary follows him, and he is eventually able to return to his home village, revisiting the source of so much childhood pain, and to speak to youth at his former high school where he is embraced as a hero.

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