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City Lights are Calling: Urbanisation in the Pacific Islands
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directed by Larry Thomas, 1961-; produced by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2009), 51 mins
This video, directed by Larry Thomas, is the challenges Pacific island nations are facing due to rapid urbanization.
directed by Larry Thomas, 1961-; produced by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2009), 51 mins
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Samoan Villages: The Role of Women
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produced by Steven Percival, fl. 2002; in Exploring Gender Equality Issues in Samoa, Part 2 (Sāmoa: Tiapapata Art Centre), 3 mins
A Samoan woman explains the role of women in her village, while a man defends the practice of forbidding chiefly titles to females.
produced by Steven Percival, fl. 2002; in Exploring Gender Equality Issues in Samoa, Part 2 (Sāmoa: Tiapapata Art Centre), 3 mins
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Faaaloaloga a Fiso ma Letele Asau ma le Aualuma faapea ai ma Faletua ma Tausi
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries), 30 mins
This film captures the giving of gifts to Their Highnesses Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi and Masiofo Filifilia Tamasese Ta'isi during a visit they made to the village of Asau in early January 2008. Traditional Samoan singing and dancing feature in this film.
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries), 30 mins
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Matai Samoa
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directed by George Milner, fl. 1955-1989; produced by George Milner, fl. 1955-1989 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1989), 1 hour 7 mins
This film is a valuable treatment of archival footage that George Milner shot while conducting field research in 1955 and 1959. The footage (eighteen minutes of the total film) focuses on traditional Samoan activities, such as fishing, cooking, house-building, hand-weaving, and bark-cloth making in preparation for...
directed by George Milner, fl. 1955-1989; produced by George Milner, fl. 1955-1989 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1989), 1 hour 7 mins
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O le Aso ma le Filiga, O le Aso ma le Mata'igatila: Exploring the Use of Natural Fibres in Samoa
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2012), 31 mins
Samoa is a country of great natural beauty and has, over millennia, evolved a rich and distinguished culture. The mainstay of this culture and the profusion of expressions emanating from it, is the natural environment. Sāmoans had a kinship relationship with the contingent world, living in harmony with the natura...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2012), 31 mins
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O le Ava Faatupu
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2008), 38 mins
Samoa's rich and distinctive culture is vividly expressed in this film capturing a royal ceremonial presentation of the sacred 'ava to Arikinui Kingi Tuheitia on the occassion of his visit to Their Highnesses Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi and Masiofo Filifilia Tamasese. Held at the Resident of the Head of State i...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2008), 38 mins
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A Small Samoan Wedding
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produced by Eteuati Ete, fl. 1990-2016, Laughing Samoans Productions and Double E Productions (New Zealand: Laughing Samoans Productions, 2004), 1 hour 17 mins
The Laughing Samoans are a comic duo featuring Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepulea'i, two New Zealanders of Samoan descent whose comic shows are immensly popular across the country. To sustain continuous laughter for an hour and a half is no mean feat but that is exactly what these two very clever and accomplished perf...
produced by Eteuati Ete, fl. 1990-2016, Laughing Samoans Productions and Double E Productions (New Zealand: Laughing Samoans Productions, 2004), 1 hour 17 mins
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Taalolo a le Afioaga a Faleula
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2012), 1 hour 21 mins
Commissioned by a high ranking chief with connections to Faleula, this film is a record of the village's presentation of traditional gifts at the blessing of the new Methodist Church at Faleula.
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2012), 1 hour 21 mins
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Changing Lives: Australian Volunteers in Samoa
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2012), 13 mins
Samoa is leading the way for inclusive education in the Pacific. Australia's support for inclusive education is part of its commitment towards Education For All - including children with disabilities. Since 2010, the Australian Aid Program has helped almost 500 children with disabilities gain access to education i...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2012), 13 mins
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Lafulafu a Tama Seugogo: The Ruffled Birdcatcher, Part 1
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2005), 12 mins
This two-part film explores human rights issues facing persons with disabilities in Samoa. "Lafulafu a tama seugogo" is a Samoan proverb teaching the message "Don't judge a book by its cover". Eight issues are highlighted by the film's narrator Mr. Nofovaleane Mapusua, President of the National Council of Persons...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2005), 12 mins
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