PACIFIC HEARTBEAT: Loimata, The Sweetest Tears
Premieres Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV + Thursday, May 26 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand with PBS Video App
Featuring the redemptive tale of waka builder and captain Lilo Ema Siope’s final years, "Loimata, The Sweetest Tears" is a chronicle of journeys – migration, spirituality, voyaging, healing and coming home. Confronting intergenerational trauma head on, the Siope family returns to their homeland of Sâmoa.
About The Series:
PACIFIC HEARTBEAT is an anthology series that provides viewers with a glimpse of the real Pacific – its people, cultures and contemporary issues. The series features a diverse array of programs that draws viewers into the heart and soul of Pacific Island culture. Visit PACIFIC HEARTBEAT on Facebook
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