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"Drua: The Wave of Fire" (Full Movie) and a Conversation with Kara Miller and Co-Director Vilsoni Hereniko

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Title: "Drua: The Wave of Fire" (Full Movie) and a Conversation with Kara Miller and Co-Director Vilsoni Hereniko
Authors: Miller, Kara
Hereniko, Vilsoni
Keywords: Vilsoni Hereniko
"Drua: The Wave of Fire"
Kara Miller
dance, choreography, performance
embodying the language of dance
show 72 moreFiji
Samoa
language of dance styles
language of dance
the way choreography is phrased
theatre
theater
film and theatre
film and theater
filming a live-stage performance
Fijian culture
reclaiming of Drua culture
Peter Rockford Espiritu
Igelese Ete
live performance and the privileging of the ephemeral
video as an object
visual language
dance on film
dance and technology
sensing one another's presence in dance
traditional dance
navigational skills
traditional song
pan-Pacific
how the ocean connects us
"What was the process of producing DRUA?"
Solomon Islands
Hōkūle'a
Hokulea
developing a Pacific consciousness
film as a story based on literature
love story with Fijian canoe
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
song in film
English-language song in Pacific performance
song in performance
song in film
Pacific language revival
role of the arts in Pacific language revival
role of subtitles in multilingual film
the choice to express in English
traditional and modern dance
Oceanic dance theater
Oceanic dance theater
use of technology and modern dance in Pacific theater
use of technology and modern dance in Pacific theatre
technology and oral traditions
how new technologies can enhance oral traditions
storytelling and new technologies
filming a play
stage play directed for camera
pan-Pacific musical
Kiribati
authenticity
representation in the Pacific
new technology and oral traditions
how new technologies enhance native cultures
orature in stage place
orature in film
how orature informs contemporary storytelling
storytelling in film
sexuality
budget and film
Fiji
double-hulled canoe
double-hulled canoe culture
canoe culture
Missionaries and long-distance voyages
Missionaries and the demise of canoe culture
Peter Rockford Espiritu
Igelese Ete

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Issue Date: 19 Jul 2013
Abstract: Kara Miller responds to Vilsoni Hereniko's film DRUA: THE WAVE OF FIRE. Co-Director Vilsoni Hereniko and Kara Miller respond to questions from the audience.

This film celebrates voyaging on double-hulled canoes in the 18th century, their demise upon contact with Europeans, and their revival in recent years.

Discussion by Kara Miller
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/29711
Rights: CC0 1.0 Universal
Appears in Collections:Words in the World Panel Discussions



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