23 minutes, color, 1/2 inch + text, VHS.
Manila, Philippines: Sentrong Pangkultura
ng Pilipinas, 1992.
Describes the historical development of ethnic architecture, from cave dwellings to lean-to and tree houses, and the typical ethnic houses found today. Also compares and contrasts the various forms of ethnic houses found in the different provinces of the Philippines. (Accompanied by text, Arkitektura: An Essay on Philippine Architecture by Ma. Corazon A. Hila, 1992, 47 pages.)
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 7780; Text
Arkitektura: A Video Documentary on the
Spanish Influence on Philippine
30 minutes, color with b&w sequences, 1/2
inch + text, VHS. Manila, Philippines:
Sentrong Pangkultura ng Pilipinas, 1992.
Focuses on the history of Philippine architecture during the Spanish era. Describes and provides examples of typical domestic dwellings, such as the bahay-kubo (cube house) and the bahay-na-bato (stone house), and other buildings, such as the cathedral and visita. (Accompanied by text, Arkitektura: An Essay on the Spanish Influence on Philippine Architecture by Regalado Trota Jose, 1992, 47 pages.)
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 7782; Text
Arkitektura: a video documentary on the
American colonial and contemporary
traditions in Philippine architecture
30 minutes, color w b&w sequences, ½ inch
+ book, Manila: Cultural Center of the
This documentary describes the public
buildings and private structures built in the
Philippines in the first half of the 20th
century which served American colonial
policies. It then moves on to present
structures designed by Filipino architects
after WWII who became concerned with the
development of buildings that are congruent
with Filipino history and culture, climatic
and cultural conditions and ends with a
discussion of the characteristics of
architecture which might be considered
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 21734 + Text
Asian American Cultures in the U.S.A.
(Series 12: Dealing with Diversity)
60 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS. Shawnee
Mission, KS: RMI Media Productions,
Discusses the diverse cultures in the U.S. grouped under the label Asian-American: Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, etc.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 8725
20 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS. New
York, NY: Nicky Paraiso, Angel
Velasco Shaw, Ma-yi Theater Ensemble,
Interviews with young Asian and Asian
American men living in the United States.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 14912
35 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS.
New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 198-.
In a reaction against emancipated Western women, some European men are choosing young Asians as “mail order” brides. These women, they believe, will make more accommodating wives. This film follows Danish men as they meet and marry the Philippine girls of their fantasies. Their courtship has been entirely by mail. The human drama unfolds, by turns humorous and poignant. The girls, too, have their hopes and dreams, believing their marriages will lead them to a better life.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 1662
Asian Insight (Part 2. Indonesia/Philippines)
291 minutes (3 videocassettes), color, 1/2
inch, VHS. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated,
198-. Videocassette release of the 1980
This series introduces the people and cultures of the Asian Pacific. With a balanced, objective approach, Asian Insight presents past and present social structures, mores, beliefs, art, and architecture to give viewers a well-rounded look at an increasingly influential area of the world.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 2882 (Part 2)
At the Crossroads (also Sangang Daan)
54 minutes, color, 1/2 inch + brochure,
VHS. Honolulu, HI: The Filipino Historical
Society of Hawai‘i, 198-.
An original teleplay on the Filipino-American experience in Hawai‘i. The story focuses on Ernesto Guerrero, a contract worker who had raised his family on a sugar plantation. Ernesto's children who are now successful members of society all express their strong beliefs about what to do with Ernesto in his old age.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 923 (2 copies)
Babae sa Breakwater
Pasig City: Viva Video, Inc., 2005
Two boys from a coastal town in the
Philippines set off for Manila in search of a
better life, but instead find unrelenting
poverty and inhospitable surroundings, until
one of them finds redemption in a prostitute.
UH MANOA DVD 5078
Back to Bataan
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 ¾ inches. Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007. [Presented by] RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Ben Barzman and Richard H. Landau ; directed by Edward Dmytryk. Cast: John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, et al.
After the fall of the Phillipines in WWII,
Colonel Joseph Madden of the U.S. Army
stays on to organize guerrilla fighters
against the conquerors.
UH MANOA DVD 7883
95 minutes, b&w, 1/2 inch, VHS. New
York, NY: Turner Home Entertainment,
1992. Videocassette release of the 1945
RKO Radio motion picture.
Following the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1942, stranded American soldiers organize an underground resistance movement.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 7093