New Caledonia - A Land in Search of Itself

Location:New Caledonia
Subject:Independence struggles
Length:28 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS; 16mm
Year Released:1983
Series:Human Face of the Pacific
Director:Olilver Howes
Producer:Dennis OĠRourke
Distributor:Film Australia
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 1008
Description:New Caledonia is a country divided. The largest community is the indigenous Melanesians, the Kanaks, who are 43 percent of the population. They want independence from France. On the other side, the French and locally born Caldoche, supported by immigrant Polynesians, want to retain ties with France. This film outlines the conflict that has led to much tension and violence over the years.
Record No:1399
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