TRADITIONAL SAMOA FILMS NO. 5 : BBC EDIT 1
This film is held by the BFI (ID: 366009).
Young fishermen, some wearing diving goggles, set up poles in the sea and drape chicken wire round them to act as fish fences. Ceremonial scenes with the exchange of food, speeches and goods at the election of a middle aged Samoan to a family title. The ceremonial drinking of Kava from half a coconut shell.
Detailed commentary in donor file and on "Traditional Samoa Films nos. 4 - 8 Commentary" audio cassette. Material from films nos. 1-4 and 9-13 was used in nos. 5-7.