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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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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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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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Aia Tatau a Tagata Soifua: Perspectives on Human Rights in Samoa, Part 1
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2003), 21 mins
This film captures perceptions on human rights and some of the issues facing people in Samoa, including individual vs. communal rights, human rights in the context of culture, women's rights, and the rights of children.
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2003), 21 mins
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Aia Tatau a Tagata Soifua: Perspectives on Human Rights in Samoa, Part 2
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2003), 24 mins
This film captures perceptions on human rights and some of the issues facing people in Samoa, including individual vs. communal rights, human rights in the context of culture, women's rights, and the rights of children.
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2003), 24 mins
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A'oa'oga na maua mai le sunami: Lessons Learned from the Tsunami
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002; produced by Tiapapata Art Centre and Paradigm Documentaries (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2011), 29 mins
The tsunami that hit parts of Sāmoa, American Sāmoa and the Niua Islands in northern Tonga at the end of September 2009 took almost everyone by surprise. Many people were later thankful that the giant, destructive waves came in the early morning when most of the children were at schools, that were for the most p...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002; produced by Tiapapata Art Centre and Paradigm Documentaries (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2011), 29 mins
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Climate Change: A Crisis in the Pacific
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2010), 5 mins
This film explores some of the issues facing the peoples and environments of the Pacific Islands. Informative and colorful, the film presents the richness of the natural and cultural heritage of the Pacific tempered by the sobering words describing impacts of this unnatural disaster called climate change. The Paci...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries, 2010), 5 mins
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Gaualofa and the Okeanos Ocean Noise Project, Part 2
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directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries), 20 mins
This film opens with an introduction to the Okeanos Ocean Noise project by Dieter Paulmann, Managing Director of the Okeanos Foundation for the Sea. His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta’isi gives a moving commentary on the implications of the project to indigenous societies and the world’s environment. The...
directed by Steven Percival, fl. 2002 (Apia, Tuamasaga District: Paradigm Documentaries), 20 mins
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