Bertud ng Putik
106 minutes, sd., col., 1 Videodisc
Philippines: Viva Video, 2003.
The sin of the past is the tragedy of the present as two men each inherit half of a bertud (amulet) that drives them to confrontation and even moves them through time. (In Tagalog)
UH MANOA DVD 8520
Beyond the Walls of Prison
56 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS.
S.l.: Asia Visions Media Foundation, 198-.
Shows human rights violations during the Marcos martial law regime, of which political detention ranked highest. Also shows the struggle for the release of political detainees by human rights organizations.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 5822
60 minutes, color with b&w sequences, 1/2
inch, VHS. Lindfield, NSW Australia: Film
Examines the life of Bernabe Buscayno, alias Kumander Dante of the New People’s Army, who is continuing the struggle to liberate Filipino farmers from oppressive conditions in the Philippines. (Chiefly in English; some Tagalog with English subtitles.)
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 8403
Biyaya ng lupa
110 minutes, b&w, 4 ¾ inches, DVD
Manila: LVN Pictures, 2004
A rural melodrama with Jose and Maria, their lazones orchard and their four children. Life is good for them until Jose incurs the enmity of Bruno, a widower who is much feared in village for supposedly causing the death of his wife.
UH MANOA DVD 5036
Bonipasyo's Story (See Istoria ni
Bonipasyo: Kasla Gloria ti Hawai‘i
(Bonipasyo's Story: Hawai‘i is Like
Paradise); Kasla Gloria ti Hawai‘i; and
Hawai‘i is Like Paradise)
122 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS.
Honolulu, HI: Center for Philippine Studies,
A contemporary three-act play on the Filipino experience in Hawai‘i. Based on the life of Bonipasyo, who came to Hawai‘i in 1922 as one of the many thousands of Filipino sakadas lured by the “glory of Hawai‘i” when sugar was king. Also dramatizes Bonipasyo's painful struggle against discrimination, loneliness, abuses, and physical, emotional and cultural trauma.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 12052
56 minutes, b&w, 1/2 inch, VHS.
New York, NY: Cinema Guild, 1995.
A personal and poignant docudrama that examines the Filipino experience at the 1904 St. Louis world’s fair. The film focuses on the filmmaker’s grandfather, an Igorot warrior, one of the 1,100 tribal natives displayed as anthropological “specimens” in the Philippine village exhibit. A unique fusion of rare archival images and carefully orchestrated visual sequences shot in the present, the film is an innovative investigation of history, memory, and the spectacle of the “other” in turn-of-the-century America.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 13242; also
available in DVD 9964
UH HILO VIDEOTAPE DS52
Bougainville Independence Movement
60 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS.
Honolulu, HI: ATTN. Telecast on the
program First Friday, The Unauthorized
News, August 1992.
Matthews Spriggs of the Australian National University discusses human rights abuses and the history of Bougainville’s fight for independence. Also includes coverage of pork barrel programs, UHM faculty housing, state budget cuts, rent control, and Fidel Ramos and the Philippines.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE S00010 1992 AUG
The Great Pinoy Boxing Era
32 minutes, color, ½ inch, b&w sequences,
VHS. By Corky Pasquil, Walnit Grove, CA:
P. Pasquil, 1999-?
Documentary on Filipino-American boxers of the great era of the 1920's through the 1940's. Includes historical footage of their world champions and other greats. Explains how their style changed Western boxing and shows how the boxers were a source of pride, unity, and hope for other Filipino-Americans.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 17823
A Boy Named Cocoy
Anak Mayaman, Anak Mahirap
Rich Boy, Poor Boy
94 minutes, color, 1/2 inch, VHS.
S.l.: Dreamquest International, 1992.
Stories of the relationship between two boys in the Philippines. (Tagalog with English subtitles.)
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 14034
2 videodiscs (ca. 129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inches. Pasig City: Viva Video, 2003..
"To support her paralytic father, Chato works as a utility girl for burlesque star Virgie Nite. But when Virgie gets drunk on the night of her scheduled performance, Chato pitches in for Virgie if only to appease the furious crowd ... and Chato becomes an instant sensation"--Container. (In Tagalog with English subtitles)
UH MANOA DVD 5497
By Our Hands
28 minutes, color with b&w sequences, 1/2
inch, VHS. Lincoln, NE: Great Plains
National Instructional Television Library,
Elementary school students decide to have an Asian American exhibition as a fund-raiser and discover that Asian Americans faced restrictive job opportunities in the past but new occupations are currently available.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 7797
Cain at Abel
100 minutes, color, 4 ¾ inches, DVD
Los Angeles, California: Unico Home
A mother decides to give control of the
family farm to one of her sons, ignoring the
rights of her other son.
UH MANOA DVD 4454
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., colors, 4 ¾ inches [Philippines] : Star Recording, Inc. : Distributed by ABS-CBN Global, 2008. A film by Chito S. Roño; directed by Chito S. Roño. Sharon Cuneta, Boots Anson-Roa, et al.
A grade school English teacher goes to United Kingdom to work as a caregiver to support her husband. (In Tagalog with English subtitles.)
UH MANOA DVD 8522
Cash in hand: Microcredit in the Philippines
1 videocassette (8 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines : Asian Development Bank ; Burbank, Calif. : [distributed by] Digital Image, c1995
English and an unidentified Philippine language with English voiceover.
UH MANOA VIDEOTAPE 18650