Sea Festivals of Hong Kong

United Kingdom, 1962

Film
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The sea between Hong Kong and neighbouring islands is the setting for many festivals and ceremonies in Southeast Asia. A beautifully photographed film on the junk and sampan dwellers, their life, fishing and in particular their colorful religious festivals.

Credits

production company

Hong Kong Film Unit

producer

J Murray

director
Duration

00:19:55:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009532

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Asia, Southeastern - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Asia, Southeastern - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - Asia, Southeastern

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Asia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion and culture

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family - Asia, Southeastern

Places → Hong Kong

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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