Moana Rua: The Rising of The Sea

Vilsoni Hereniko/56 minutes/2015/Fiji/Documentary

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TUE 29 NOV | 15.00 – 17.00 | TBY

Synopsis

Ini merupakan versi film dari drama tari musikal Pasifik tentang perubahan iklim yang sudah dipentaskan di Bergen, St. Andrews, Copenhagen, dan Brussels pada musim panas 2015. Para pemainnya kebanyakan adalah pemuda dan pemudi Fiji dari Oceania Dance Theatre dan Pasifika Voices di University of the South Pacific di Fiji. Donasi dari pemutaran ini digunakan untuk membantu para korban Siklon Winston yang menewaskan lebih dari 40 orang dan menyebabkan setidaknya 50.000 orang tunawisma.

It is the film version of a Pacific music-dance drama about climate change which was already brought to Bergen, St. Andrews, Copenhagen, and Brussels in the summer of 2015. The performers are primarily young Fijian men and women from the Oceania Dance Theatre and Pasifika Voices at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. Donations from this screening are used to help the victims of Cyclone Winston which killed more than 40 people and caused at least 50,000 to become homeless).

Trailer

Director

Vilsoni Hereniko adalah orang Rotuman, lahir di desa Mea, Hapmak, wilayah Itu’ti’u, Rotuma, Fiji. Ia menempuh pendidikan di tempat asalnya dan memperoleh gelar Bachelor of Arts dan Graduate Certificate dalam Pendidikan dari University of the South Pacific pada tahun 1997. Ia memperoleh gelar Master di jurusan Pendidikan di University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, dan pada tahun 1991, memperoleh gelar PhD di jurusan Sastra dan Bahasa di University of South Pacific. Kini, ia menjadi profesor di Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawaii; di sana ia mengajar sastra, teater, dan film.

Vilsoni Hereniko is a Rotuman, born in Mea village, Hapmak, Itu’ti’u District, Rotuma, Fiji. He studied in his native Rotuma, obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Graduate Certificate in Education from the University of the South Pacific in 1997. He obtained his Master degree in Education at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and in 1991, earned PhD degree in Literature and Language at the University of the South Pacific. He is now a professor at the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawaii, where he taught literature, theatre, and film.