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Chinese Beauty Secrets, Forever Young
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directed by Tely Fung Wing-Chuen, fl. 2004, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 24 mins
Women all wish to maintain their youth forever, but youth is something that slips away with every passing second. The Chinese have unique methods for combating the aging process. Scraping the body repeatedly with a board made from water buffalo horn can firm up the skin. Letting blood from the ear can remove spots...
directed by Tely Fung Wing-Chuen, fl. 2004, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 24 mins
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Bitter Rice
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directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Cecil Holmes, 1921-1994, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (O'Connor, Western Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1989), 59 mins
The Philippines is a country with a long history of revolution dating back to Spanish and American colonisation and Japanese occupation. Bitter Rice focuses on the story of Bernabe Buscayno, alias Kommanda Dante, a legendary figure who has devoted his life to the struggle for a free Philippines. Using economic mea...
directed by Graham Chase, fl. 1980; produced by Cecil Holmes, 1921-1994, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (O'Connor, Western Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1989), 59 mins
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Chinese Beauty Secrets, Beauty Wars
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directed by Tely Fung Wing-Chuen, fl. 2004, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 24 mins
In China today, the beauty industry is a war and hostilities are about to begin. Figures indicated that China’s beauty industry is growing at a rate of 20% a year. With an enormous market of 600 million women, beauty businesses from every part of the globe are fighting for a piece of the Chinese pie. How does an...
directed by Tely Fung Wing-Chuen, fl. 2004, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 24 mins
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Bittersweet Hope
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directed by Larry Thomas, 1961- (Fiji: Privately Published, 2005), 50 mins
This is the story of sugar in Fiji. The documentary looks at all those involved in the sugar industry, the indigenous landowners, the Indo-Fijian cane farmers, the cane cutters and millers. The commentaries of various people provide the backdrop to an ailing industry and through their narratives we are able to und...
directed by Larry Thomas, 1961- (Fiji: Privately Published, 2005), 50 mins
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Mauna Kea: Temple Under Siege
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directed by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016; produced by Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 2005), 50 mins
Although the mountain volcano Mauna Kea last erupted around 4000 years ago, it is still hot today, the center of a burning controversy over whether its summit should be used for astronomical observatories or preserved as a cultural landscape sacred to the Hawaiian people. For five years Na Maka o ka Aina captured...
directed by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016; produced by Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 2005), 50 mins
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