LAMOTREK: HERITAGE OF AN ISLAND
United States / 1988 / 27'
Lamotrek is an island of Micronesia, an archipelago in the midst of the Pacific Ocean. This video shows us not only the traditional skills of these people but also the magical arts that enable their ancestors to settle in these island far from the rest of the world. Despite the isolation, over the centuries the inhabitants of Lamotrek have become specialized in navigation, canoe building, fishing, dancing and weather control.