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The Land of Eb by John Hill and Andrew Williamson (review)

The Land of Eb by John Hill and Andrew Williamson (review) book and media reviews 255 The movie ends with the 2012 The Land of Eb. Feature film, dvd, change of government in Papua New 88 minutes, color, 2012. Languages: Guinea and with the suggestion that Marshallese and English with Eng- the pro-industry bias will begin to lish subtitles. Written by John Hill shift in favor of landowners and bal- and Andrew Williamson; directed by ance the playing field, to some extent Andrew Williamson; produced by at least. It also ends with a threat of Andrew Williamson, John Hill, and violence akin to the resistance that Jonithen Jackson. A Kona Film Group took place over environmental impacts production. Not yet available for of a huge copper mine in Bougainville purchase. See film website for more (1988–1997). The movie thus ends information: http://thelandofeb.com/ with the suggestion that in the dia- logue between global capitalism and The Land of Eb, a feature film local-level resource owners, at least in documentary style, is a memo- for the moment in this one setting, the rable exploration into legacy and the forces of global capital will not simply struggles of Hawai‘i’s newest immi- be free to have the last word. As I grants. Focusing on http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

The Land of Eb by John Hill and Andrew Williamson (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 26 (1) – Mar 12, 2014

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2008 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

book and media reviews 255 The movie ends with the 2012 The Land of Eb. Feature film, dvd, change of government in Papua New 88 minutes, color, 2012. Languages: Guinea and with the suggestion that Marshallese and English with Eng- the pro-industry bias will begin to lish subtitles. Written by John Hill shift in favor of landowners and bal- and Andrew Williamson; directed by ance the playing field, to some extent Andrew Williamson; produced by at least. It also ends with a threat of Andrew Williamson, John Hill, and violence akin to the resistance that Jonithen Jackson. A Kona Film Group took place over environmental impacts production. Not yet available for of a huge copper mine in Bougainville purchase. See film website for more (1988–1997). The movie thus ends information: http://thelandofeb.com/ with the suggestion that in the dia- logue between global capitalism and The Land of Eb, a feature film local-level resource owners, at least in documentary style, is a memo- for the moment in this one setting, the rable exploration into legacy and the forces of global capital will not simply struggles of Hawai‘i’s newest immi- be free to have the last word. As I grants. Focusing on

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Published: Mar 12, 2014

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