Documentary | 1993 | 60 mins | DVD
Ethnicity: Pacific Islander
Grade Levels: 9 and Up
This comprehensive documentary focuses on the events surrounding the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 from the point of view of Native Hawaiians. Through archival photographs, government documents, films, political cartoons and dramatic re-enactments, ACT OF WAR explores colonialism and the conquest of a Pacific Island nation by western missionaries and capitalists.