I am Fijian

Australia, 1979

Film
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A look at the diversity of customs, traditions and religions of Fiji. Some of them have remained virtually unchanged, like the Hindu religious ritual of fire walking, or the Kava Ceremony. Others have been adapted or modified by western influences such as the Polynesian wedding, or a Fijian funeral service. Narrated by Peter Gwynne.

Credits

production company

Juniper Films

Duration

00:27:47:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012348

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Fiji

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Fiji - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Fiji

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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