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Rock Bottom Riser

Rock Bottom Riser

Mar. 04, 2021USA70 Min.PG
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From the earliest voyagers who navigated by starlight to the discovery of habitable planets by astronomers, Rock Bottom Riser examines the all-encompassing encounters of an island world at sea. As lava continues to flow from the earth’s core on the island of Hawaii—posing an imminent danger—a crisis mounts. Astronomers plan to build the world’s largest telescope on Hawaii’s most sacred and revered mountain, Mauna Kea. Based on ancient Polynesian navigation, the arrival of Christian missionaries, and the observatory’s ability to capture the origins of the universe, Rock Bottom Riser surveys the influence of settler colonialism, the search for intelligent life, and the discovery of new worlds as we peer into our own planet’s existence.
Rock Bottom Riser
Rock Bottom Riser
Rock Bottom Riser
Rock Bottom Riser
Rock Bottom Riser
Original title Rock Bottom Riser
IMDb Rating 6.4 5 votes
TMDb Rating 9 3 votes


Fern Silva


Nainoa Thompson ismaster navigator
master navigator
Moses Goods isHenry Opukahaia
Henry Opukahaia
Rubellite Johnson isvoiceover / historian
voiceover / historian
Avi Loeb isastronomer
Kalepa Baybayon isvoiceover / master navigator
voiceover / master navigator
Franck Marchis isvoiceover / astronomer
voiceover / astronomer
David Maille isvoiceover / Hawaiian activist
voiceover / Hawaiian activist

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