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Title Pearls from the sea : music & dance of Tahiti / [produced and directed by Eve Ma]
Published Berkeley, CA : Palomino Productions, 2008


Description 1 online resource (49 min.)
Summary The music and dance of Tahiti are not simply a carbon copy of Hawaiian hula, as is made abundantly clear on Pearls from the Sea. Tahiti and its performance arts are lively and colorful. For centuries skillful mariners, Tahitians are also known for their elaborate tatoos. The dances tell stories and also inform about the dancers' ancestry and lineage. Featuring the group Te Mana 'O Te Ra, what is there not to like about attractive young women dancing up a storm - and enjoying it! The music, full of percussion, is also great, and the interviews, revealing
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed August 24, 2017)
In English
Subject Dance -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island)
Ori Tahiti (Dance)
Ori Tahiti (Dance)
French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island)
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Ma, Eve A., director, producer