River journey on the Upper Nile

Germany, 1969

Film
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Examines the Upper Nile from Malakal to Juba in the Sudan. Describes the Shilluk and Dinka peoples of the region and how they are unable to produce enough food to subsist and are forced to acquire additional supplies from Juba. The film follows the journey made down the Nile River to Juba during the rainy season and shows the conditions of the regions which the river flows through.

Credits

production company

Films Incorporated

Institut für Film und Bild

Language

English

Duration

00:17:48:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27960

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnology - Sudan (Region)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nile River

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Germany

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sudan - Economic conditions

Places → Nile River

Short films

Short films → Short films - Germany

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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