Jambo, Jambo

Location:Marshall Islands
Subject:Youth; Health; Social conditions
Length:28 minutes
Format:1/2 inch VHS
Hue:Color with B&W sequences
Year Released:1996
Producer:Pasifika Communications
Distributor:Pasifika Communications.
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 19079
Description:Production manager (Marshall Islands), Langinbo Frank; production manager (Suva), Guillermo Sepulveda Martin; narration, Jan Cattoni; voice over, Christine Alavi. Chiefly in English; some Marshallese with English subtitles. "Jambo, jambo" means cruising around aimlessly with friends. Young Marshall Islanders and community leaders talk about the frustrations of growing up in the urbanized centers of Majuro and Ebeye. Topics include economic dependency, drinking, gangs, alienation, teen pregnancies. Shows efforts to promote health awareness among youth and to preserve the traditional culture and lifestyle still present in the outer islands.
Record No:2478
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