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The Other Half ... Revisited
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directed by Martin D. Toub, fl. 1999; produced by Pacific Street Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 59 mins
A look at urban poverty inspired by Jacob Riis' influential 1890 book 'How the Other Half Lives' about the slums of New York City.
directed by Martin D. Toub, fl. 1999; produced by Pacific Street Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 59 mins
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Human Face of the Pacific, New Caledonia: A Land in Search of Itself
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directed by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980; produced by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980, Film Australia, in Human Face of the Pacific (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1983), 28 mins
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New Caledonia is a country divided. The largest community is Melanesians, self-styled "Kanaks" who make up 43 per cent of the population. They want independence from France. On the other side are the French and locally born Caledonians, supported by immigrant Polynesians, who want to retain links with France. This...
directed by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980; produced by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980, Film Australia, in Human Face of the Pacific (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1983), 28 mins
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Lunch Love Community
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(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 18 mins
food is about justice. This film is a vivid and visually rich presentation of how we ensure the health of our society by nurturing children with good food in schools.' Ivy Ken, Associate Professor of Sociology, The George Washington University'A compelling portrait of the work of community change for a more just...
(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 18 mins
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ÐỜI CÁT = Sandy Lives
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directed by Nguyen Thanh Van, fl. 1995-2008; performed by Anh Hong, 1977-, Duong Don, 1957-0011 and Ninh Cong, fl. 2001 (Vietnam: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
For twenty years, Camh has lived in North Vietnam, unable to return to his home in the south, a small fishing village where his wife waits for him. She has been a guerrilla fighter for the triumphant communist forces, and has made a living selling food in the market. She is happy to reunite with her husband unti...
directed by Nguyen Thanh Van, fl. 1995-2008; performed by Anh Hong, 1977-, Duong Don, 1957-0011 and Ninh Cong, fl. 2001 (Vietnam: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
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The New Oceania: Albert Wendt, writer
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directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2005), 1 hour 15 mins
He has given the world a new vision of the Pacific and of New Zealand as a Pacific nation. But New Zealanders are only just waking up to the huge international reputation of novelist Albert Wendt. Growing up in Samoa, Wendt was 13 when he boarded a banana-boat to travel to New Zealand on a scholarship to the N...
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984 (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 2005), 1 hour 15 mins
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MVA Collection, Where the Trail Meets the Sky
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directed by James Monahan, fl. 2011; produced by University of Southern California, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2011), 31 mins
Where the Trail Meets they Sky is an ethnographic film about the lives and labor of professional horsepackers in the Pacific Northwest. Horsepackers most often work in federally designated wilderness areas where they lead horse and mule supply trains into backcountry areas. Horsepackers lead these pack-trains...
directed by James Monahan, fl. 2011; produced by University of Southern California, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2011), 31 mins
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Kon Tiki
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directed by Thor Heyerdahl, 1914-2002 (Janson Media, 1996), 2 hours 5 mins
KON-TIKI Directed by Thor Heyerdahl Kon-Tiki is the Academy Award-winning film of an astonishing adventure, a journey spanning 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, Norwegian biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an...
directed by Thor Heyerdahl, 1914-2002 (Janson Media, 1996), 2 hours 5 mins
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Crips and Bloods: Made in America
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(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 24 mins

With its unprecedented access into the worlds of active gangs, Crips and Bloods: Made in America offers a compelling, character-driven documentary narrative which chronicles the decades-long cycle of destruction and despair that defines modern gang culture. From the genesis of LA's gang culture to the shocking,...

(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 24 mins
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Pacific Art: Persistence, Change and Meaning
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edited by Nick Stanley, fl. 2002, Anita Herle, fl. 2002, Robert L. Welsch, fl. 1998 and Karen Stevenson, fl. 2002 (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 480 page(s)
This collection of essays documents the state of research about Pacific art as we enter the 21st century. It is intended to be as accessible and of interest to students, artists, collectors, and Pacific Islanders as to art historians, anthropologists, and museum curators.
edited by Nick Stanley, fl. 2002, Anita Herle, fl. 2002, Robert L. Welsch, fl. 1998 and Karen Stevenson, fl. 2002 (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 480 page(s)
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Profit and Loss
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 57 mins

From New Guinean rainforests to Canada's tar sands, PROFIT AND LOSS exposes industrial threats to native peoples' health, livelihood and cultural survival. In Papua New Guinea, a Chinese-government owned nickel mine has violently relocated villagers to a taboo sacred mountain, built a new pipeline and refinery on...

(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 57 mins
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