Teine Samoa: a girl of Samoa

New Zealand, 1980

Film
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The story of Situe, a 19 year old girl living in a small village in the Pacific Islands of Western Samoa. Through her eyes, the film looks at village life and the expectations of the young educated girl who is faced with the choice of either remaining with her family or seeking a life further afield.

Credits

director

John Anderson

producer

Dave Gibson

production company

Gibson Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:26:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31784

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Islands of the Pacific

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pacific Islanders

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Samoa

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - New Zealand

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Western Samoa

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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