Disappearing World: Ongka's Big Moka: The Kawelka of Papua, New Guinea

2003 NR 1h 0m DVD

Disappearing World: Ongka's Big Moka: The Kawelka of Papua, New Guinea

2003 NR 1h 0m DVD
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A look at the Kawelka tribe of Papua New Guinea, this documentary traces native leader Ongka's efforts to gather valuable items and then give them all away in a traditional moka ceremony, which he hopes will improve his status in the community. Although his efforts will help all the members of his tribe, Ongka faces strong resistance and even violence from individuals unwilling to go along with his plans.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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