South America today

United States, 1973

Film
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An introduction to the wide variety of people and topography to be found in South America. Depicts the Trans-Amazon highway across Brazil, a new steel mill on the Orinoco River, a university in Quito, a peaceful political rally in Santiago, the oldest airline in the Western Hemisphere, a strife-filled street demonstration, old paintings and modern graphics. Features three traditional institutions: the hacienda, the church and the military.

Credits

producer

Julien Bryan

production company

International Film Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:24:10:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28745

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Anthropology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Brazil

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Human geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Orinoco River (Venezuela)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → South America - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → South America - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cross-cultural studies

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human geography

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → South America - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Cross-cultural studies

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Anthropology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Places → Brazil

Places → Orinoco River (Venezuela)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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