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Mabo: Life of an Island Man (review)

Mabo: Life of an Island Man (review) 300 the contemporary pacific • spring 2000 Vila, the difficulty of planting gardens decade. Urban growth, the population over and over again on the same explosion, pressures on land and ground, the search for firewood. It other resources, and the human costs illustrates the inadequacies of plumb- involved in these developments have ing and other services. It alludes to the hardly been discussed in publications, problems at the hospital caused by at least in part because of the research inadequate staffing and facilities and moratorium that was imposed by the by indifference. It shows young men Vanuatu government from 1985 to drinking homebrew, and watching 1994. For those interested in what is pornographic videos screened in the happening in Vanuatu, the film is well settlements. And it shows how escalat- worth watching, especially in combi- ing frustration is leading to escalating nation with the sobering documentary violence. At times it feels a little as if Kilim Taem, made in 1998 at the ini- every major issue of poor urban life in tiative of the Vanuatu Young People’s Vila is being raised, and yet in general Project, which discusses problems the plotting is tight and the narration facing youth in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Mabo: Life of an Island Man (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 12 (1) – Feb 1, 2001

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2000 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

300 the contemporary pacific • spring 2000 Vila, the difficulty of planting gardens decade. Urban growth, the population over and over again on the same explosion, pressures on land and ground, the search for firewood. It other resources, and the human costs illustrates the inadequacies of plumb- involved in these developments have ing and other services. It alludes to the hardly been discussed in publications, problems at the hospital caused by at least in part because of the research inadequate staffing and facilities and moratorium that was imposed by the by indifference. It shows young men Vanuatu government from 1985 to drinking homebrew, and watching 1994. For those interested in what is pornographic videos screened in the happening in Vanuatu, the film is well settlements. And it shows how escalat- worth watching, especially in combi- ing frustration is leading to escalating nation with the sobering documentary violence. At times it feels a little as if Kilim Taem, made in 1998 at the ini- every major issue of poor urban life in tiative of the Vanuatu Young People’s Vila is being raised, and yet in general Project, which discusses problems the plotting is tight and the narration facing youth in

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 1, 2001

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