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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

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Encore Broadcast Date: August 10, 2004

PBS Premiere: August 5, 2003

Synopsis

Few American icons are as well known for their popular kitsch as the hula dance. From old Hollywood movies to entertainment for tourists, the hip-swaying girls in grass skirts and colorful lei have long masked an ancient cultural tradition. Now, after years of being shadowed by stereotypes, the hula is experiencing a rebirth that celebrates Hawaiian culture across the American mainland.

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TAGS: dance, hawai'i, hula, native

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Film Information

American Aloha (60 min.)

Premiere Date: August 5, 2003

Encore Broadcast Date: Aug. 10, 2004

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Trailer: Link

Filmmakers: Lisette Marie Flanary, Evann Siebens Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release

Filmmakers

Lisette Marie Flanary
Lisette Marie Flanary
Evann Siebens
Evann Siebens
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