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Title American aloha [videorecording] : hula beyond Hawaiʻi / produced by Bluestocking Films, Inc. ; a film by Lisette Marie Flanary, Evann Siebens ; director/coproducer, Evann Siebens ; producer/codirector/writer, Lisette Marie Flanary.

Publication Info. [Scotts Valley, Calif.] : CustomFlix, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    P HAWA AA F00DVD    DUE 09-04-21 OFF CAMPUS
Description 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD.
Language In English, with portions in Hawaiian with English subtitles.
Performer Sissy Kaio and the dancers of Hula Hālau ʻO Lilinoe Nā Pua Me Kealoha, Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu and the dancers of Nā Mele Hula ʻOhana, Patrick Makuakāne and the dancers of Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu.
Credits Editor, Dena Mermelstein ; videographer, Mark Eby.
Note "Produced in association with P.O.V./American Documentary, Inc., Independent Television Service (ITVS), Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC)."
Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program Point of view on Aug. 5, 2003.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Goes beyond the hula stereotypes promoted by Hollywood and tourism to examine the cultural and spiritual meaning of the hula and how hula tells the history of Hawaii through music, language, and dance. Focuses on the perpetuation of hula among Hawaiians living in California. Features three kumu hula, or master hula teachers, Sissy Kaio, Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu, and Patrick Makuakāne.
Note Special features include filmmaker interviews.
Subject Hula (Dance)
Hawaiians -- California -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Siebens, Evann, film producer, film director.
Flanary, Lisette Marie, film producer, film director, screenwriter.
Kaio, Sissy, on-screen participant.
Hoʻomalu, Mark Kealiʻi, on-screen participant.
Makuakāne, Patrick, on-screen participant.
Mermelstein, Dena, editor of moving image work.
Eby, Mark, director of photography.
Bluestocking Films, Inc., production company.
American Documentary, Inc., production company.
Independent Television Service, production company.
Pacific Islanders in Communications, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
CustomFlix (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Hula beyond Hawaiʻi
Contained in (work): POV (Television program)
Standard No. 879724001415

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