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MITC VC 258
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Video Video
TITLE: Lamotrek : [videorecording] heritage of an island.
ADDED TITLE: Story of race relations in Micronesia
PUBLISHED: Los Angeles, CA : Triton Films, c1998.
DESCRIPTION: 1 video cassette (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Extra copy
NOTES: Produced, directed, photographed and written by Eric Metzgar in association with the people of Lamotrek Atoll, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia. Executive producer, Lewis Magowe, Chief of Lamotrek, ; narrator, Ed Kenny; Music, "The deep" by Axel Simone.
NOTES: An insightful investigation into the traditional culture and the spirit world of Pacific Islanders living on Lamotrek, this film focuses on the ancient Micronesian wisdom of song: specialized knowledge of art and magic involved with skills such as navigation, warfare, canoe building, fishing weather control, and weaving. As a result of increasing contact with the outside world, the traditional skills of song have been in steady decline but are not forgotten.
NOTES: VHS.
NOTES: DVD
NOTES: Preservation copy
NOTES: First place, education category, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Holllywood, 1988
NOTES: CINE Eagle, Washington, D.C. 1988
NOTES: First place, documentary category and ten best award, Photographic Society of America, 1989
SUBJECT: Lamotrek Atoll--Micronesia.
SUBJECT: OCEANIA
ADDED ENTRY: Triton Films.
ADDED ENTRY: Stock Footage used in History Channel "Great Ships" series, USA, 1999.
ADDED ENTRY: Oceanic Cable "Festival on the Air" Honolulu, 1989.
ADDED ENTRY: RTE, Ireland, 1990.
ADDED ENTRY: The heritage of an island

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