Shed Tears for the River

Australia, 1973

Film
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Deals with the many environmental crises of the River Murray, past and present. The problems are emphasised by travelling along the river and talking to the people who are dependant upon it for water, irrigation, food and recreation. Script, David Corke; photography, Nicholas Alexander.

Credits

co-producer

Nicholas Alexander

David Corke

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28459

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Water in agriculture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation water

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Places → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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