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Telling the real stories behind ‘plastic’ Pacific islanders and stereotypes

Published By   /  November 19, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Culture, Diaspora, Documentaries, Education, Language, Media, Migrants, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Pasifika, Pasifika success, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on Telling the real stories behind ‘plastic’ Pacific islanders and stereotypes

A look at the lives of Pacific islanders who choose to ignore or struggle to embrace their heritage. Video: Plastic Polynesia trailer By Leilani Sitagata Two final-year communication studies students at Auckland University of Technology decided for their end-of-year project to film a mini documentary about what it means to be a “plastic” islander. The […]

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Paga Hill iconic human rights film banned from PNG festival

Published By   /  October 13, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Documentaries, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights defenders, Human rights journalism, Indigenous, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG media, PNG Supreme Court, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Paga Hill iconic human rights film banned from PNG festival

A Frontline Insight item about Joe Moses and the Paga Hill struggle for justice in Papua New Guinea. Video: Reuters Foundation Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An internationally acclaimed investigative documentary about Paga Hill community’s fight for justice from the illegal eviction and demolition of their homes in Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby has […]

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Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

Published By   /  October 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate Refugees, Cross-discipline, Culture, Documentaries, Editor's Picks, Education, Environment, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Profile, Reports, Te Ara Motuhenga, Text  /  Comments Off on Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

A video made by an AUT screen production graduate, Sasya Wreksono, marking the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC PROFILE: By Craig Major of AUT News ​Based at Auckland University of Technology, the Pacific Media Centre is a small team dedicated to telling stories from across the Pacific that you won’t read […]

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Rainbow Warrior returns to NZ for ‘oil free’ future and activist doco

Published By   /  September 11, 2018  /  Activism, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Climate, Climate Action, Development, Documentaries, Environment, Environmental activism, Featured, French nuclear tests, History, Media, Media activism, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear Free, Nuclear free Pacific, Oil industry, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Real climate action, Reports  /  Comments Off on Rainbow Warrior returns to NZ for ‘oil free’ future and activist doco

Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman and the Rainbow Warrior skipper toss a wreath in memory of Fernando Pereira into the sea at the spot where the original bombed RW was scuttled in 1986 to create a living reef. Video: David Robie/Cafe Pacific Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greenpeace’s flagship Rainbow Warrior 3 was welcomed in Matauri […]

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Police claim raid on Papuan students to block ‘Bloody Biak’ film screening

Published By   /  July 10, 2018  /  APR, Armed police, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Biak massacre, Bloody Biak, Documentaries, Education, Featured, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indoleft News Service, Indonesian military, Indonesian security forces, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Students, West Papua, West Papuan students, Youth  /  Comments Off on Police claim raid on Papuan students to block ‘Bloody Biak’ film screening

The scene at the Indonesian police raid on Papuan student quarters in Surabaya over the film Bloody Biak. Image: Suara.com By Pebriansyah Ariefana in Surabaya Indonesian police have revealed that police and military officers raided a Papuan student dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya in Indonesia at the weekend because the students […]

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Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

Published By   /  March 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Culture, Documentaries, Documentary, Fiji, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rising sea level, Self Determination, Squatters, Student journalists, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action The Tide of Change climate adaptation documentary by university of the South Pacific student journalists. Video: Wansolwara Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The people of Natawaru Settlement in Fiji have seen their humble livelihoods grow […]

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Foreign journalists ban over ferry disaster blamed on climate doco

Published By   /  February 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters, Documentaries, Environment, Featured, Ferry disasters, Global Warming, Human Rights, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Shipping, Television  /  Comments Off on Foreign journalists ban over ferry disaster blamed on climate doco

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Foreign journalists ban over ferry disaster blamed on climate doco What if your country was swallowed by the sea? Kiribati (pop. 100,000) is one of the first countries that must confront the main existential dilemma of our time – imminent annihilation from sea-level rise. This documentary, […]

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‘Everything can be burnt’ – Melanesian West Papua in the Jokowi era

Published By   /  January 27, 2017  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Documentaries, Documentary, Editor's Picks, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Radio New Zealand International, Reports, RNZI, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua Media, West Papuan culture, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on ‘Everything can be burnt’ – Melanesian West Papua in the Jokowi era

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ‘Everything can be burnt’ – Melanesian West Papua in the Jokowi era Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The face of West Papuan society is changing but RNZ International found that the core culture of the indigenous people of Indonesia’s Papua region is not easily destroyed. Video: RNZI […]

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RNZ features student docos on love, health, tapu and Pacific reflections

Published By   /  January 20, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, AUT, Documentaries, Education, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Radio, Radio documentaries, Reports, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on RNZ features student docos on love, health, tapu and Pacific reflections

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RNZ features student docos on love, health, tapu and Pacific reflections Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz AUT radio student Shae Osborne in the RNZ studio. Image: AUT By Laura Williams Exploring what it’s like to look for love as a 40-something-year-old woman, a grandfather recovering from a […]

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Behind The Shroud Director Selwyn Manning Talks To Karyn Hay & Andrew Fagin About His New Feature Doco

Published By   /  December 5, 2012  /  Documentaries, Feature Film Docos, News  /  1 Comment

In The News: On Monday, December 4 2012 RadioLive hosts Karyn Hay and Andrew Fagin talked to Selwyn Manning about the making of his doco Behind The Shroud. RadioLive: Selwyn Manning talks to Karyn Hay & Andrew fagin about his documentary film Behind The Shroud that looks at why suspected security threat Ahmed Zaoui was […]

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