Hawaii Film Blog

Friday, November 03, 2006

"The Land Has Eyes" Released on DVD

Sapeta Taito as "Viki"

University of Hawaii Professor Vilsoni Hereniko’s award-winning film from Rotuma, Fiji, "The Land Has Eyes," will be available on DVD at Borders Bookstores at Waikele and Ward Centre, and at Native Books at Ward Warehouse.

The film tells the story of a young South Pacific Islander who is determined to clear her family’s name after her father has been accused of a crime he did not commit. In addition to the 87-minute feature film, the DVD has several bonus features including a behind-the-scenes slide show and documentary on indigenous justice.

Writer-director Hereniko and producer Jeannette Paulson Hereniko (who also founded HIFF) will meet the public and autograph DVDs at the following times/places:

  • Borders at Waikele - Sat, 11/4, 12 noon
  • Borders at Ward Centre - Sun, 11/5, 2pm

Borders is offering the DVD on sale for $24.99 during the upcoming launch weekend. The regular price is $29.99. For more info about the film, go to www.thelandhaseyes.com.

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