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The Forgotten Generation
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directed by Pita Kata, fl. 1998 (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 1998), 12 mins
The story of the descendants of the Solomon Islanders who are now living in Fiji.
directed by Pita Kata, fl. 1998 (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 1998), 12 mins
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Iu Mi Nao - Solomon Islands Regains Independence
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directed by Martin Cohen, fl. 1980 and Graham Chase, fl. 1980 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1980), 1 hour 27 mins
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On 7 July 1978, the Solomon Islands regained its independence from Britain. This documentary, filmed by cinematographers John Hosking and Academy Award winner Dean Semler, looks at the people of these islands and their views on independence, and records aspects of their way of life, including their songs and dance...
directed by Martin Cohen, fl. 1980 and Graham Chase, fl. 1980 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1980), 1 hour 27 mins
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Marovo Carver
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directed by Elliot Spencer; produced by Elliot Spencer, Autonomous Productions (Privately Published, 2015), 13 mins
Tasiro is a wood carver who expertly creates traditional sculptures, which represent Solomon Island culture and reflect the natural beauty of the environment that surrounds him. Dedicated to his craft Tasiro uses carving as a means of supporting his family. This visually captivating documentary reveals a mesmeriz...
directed by Elliot Spencer; produced by Elliot Spencer, Autonomous Productions (Privately Published, 2015), 13 mins
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Our Forests, Our Lives: In the Balance
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directed by Larry Thomas, 1961-; produced by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2011), 19 mins
The year 2011 marks the United Nations International Year of Forests. This documentary takes you on a journey across the vast expanse of the world's largest ocean to highlight some of the immense challenges and innovative efforts of Pacific Island countries and territories in trying to sustainably manage one of t...
directed by Larry Thomas, 1961-; produced by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2011), 19 mins
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Solomon Islands, Bifo Kam
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directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1980), 7 mins
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This film is in two parts. The first shows the people of the Reef Islands building a large canoe using traditional tools. The second part shows the manufacture of 'feather money' on the island of Santa Cruz. Feather money is slowly dying out; only one person still knows how to make it and this film records that me...
directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1980), 7 mins
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Solomon Islands, Nambo
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directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1980), 6 mins
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Nambo is a nutritious, biscuit-like food made from breadfruit. Nearly all Solomon Islanders eat Nambo, but very few know how to make it. This film depicts the breadfruit industry in the village of Otalo on the Reef Islands and explores the traditional manufacturing methods used to make Nambo. The biscuit, which is...
directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1980), 6 mins
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Solomon Islands, People of Niupani
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directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, 1929-, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1982), 20 mins
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Niupani village is situated on Lake Tegano, on the island of Rennell, an upraised coral atoll in the southern Solomon Islands. The people are of Polynesian descent and their lifestyle is simple. The children paddle to school in their small boats, the men work in the gardens and fish on the lake, and the women look...
directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, 1929-, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1982), 20 mins
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Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands: Wogasia
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directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1982), 50 mins
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An annual renewal rite, the Wogasia festival is held in late May or early June on the island of Santa Catalina (Aorigi) in the Solomon Islands to celebrate the beginning of the New Year. Usually lasting three of four days, it involves a ritual cleansing and purification of the island and its people and a petition...
directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962, Film Australia, in Solomon Islands (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1982), 50 mins
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Are'Are Music, Parts 2 & 3
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written by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; directed by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; produced by Hugo Zemp, 1937-, Edwin Waiwaimae, fl. 1979 and Jean-Christian Nicaise, fl. 1979, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Solomon Islands: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1979), 1 hour 29 mins
For the 'Are'are people of the Solomon Islands, the most valued music is that of the four types of panpipe ensembles. With the exception of slit drums, all musical instruments are made of bamboo; therefore the general word for instruments and the music performed with them is "bamboo" ('au). This film shows the mak...
written by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; directed by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; produced by Hugo Zemp, 1937-, Edwin Waiwaimae, fl. 1979 and Jean-Christian Nicaise, fl. 1979, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Solomon Islands: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1979), 1 hour 29 mins
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Back to the Roots: Kastom Gaden
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directed by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2008), 24 mins
A short film on the re-introduction of traditional farming practices in the Solomon Islands.
directed by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2008), 24 mins
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