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Pacific film maker, Dionne Fonoti

Posted on 04/03/2013
By Commonwealth Foundation

Dionne Fonoti is an anthropologist, educator and film maker based in Apia. She earned a BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and an MA in Visual Anthropology from San Francisco State University. Dionne teaches anthropology and sociology at the National University of Samoa, and runs her own locally based production company, Ivilasi Films. She has written, produced and directed numerous documentary and ethnographic film projects in both the US and Samoa.
 

Dionne talks to Commonwealth Writers  in Auckland