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Teaching Oceania: Open Access Resources

This guide provides access to freely available online resources, and is intended for students and instructors of Pacific Islands Studies and related fields.

Online (Open-Access) Films


  • NZ On screen  Includes documentaries, TV shows, and feature films from New Zealand. Not all are available for streaming, but many are.
  • Micronesian Seminar videos The Micronesian Seminar video studio has produced more than 68 videos on health care, migration, history, youth, land, education, economics, business, and social issues. Most are available for free online viewing.

Breadfruit Educational Productions

The website Breadfruit Educational Resources includes a variety of short documentary films created by Dr. Lola Quan-Bautista, who is a faculty member in Pacific Islands Studies. These films include:

Dr. Quan-Bautista's documentary film Breadfruit and Open Spaces is also available for streaming through the library's subscription to Ethnographic Videos Online (click on the film title for a link to the streaming version).