Polynesian Power: Islanders in Pro Football
The ascent of Polynesians in professional football.
- Jeremy Spear
- Full-Length Film
- Subject Matter
- Sports, Race & Diversity
Narrated by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Polynesian Power: Islanders in Pro Football chronicles the ascent of Polynesians in American football and the cultural history that defines this journey. Profiling two Samoan athletes, Pisa Tinoisamoa and Isaac Sopoaga—one from the islands and one from the 'hood—Polynesian Power explores America's diversity and the challenge of chasing dreams.
ESPN article: "American football, Samoan style"
Honolulu Star-Bulletin article: "Isle pro gridders featured"
Honolulu Star-Bulletin article: "Producer empowers Polynesian players"
Honolulu Star-Bulletin article: "For Sal's sake"