The Thompsons: migrating to the city

Australia, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “Our multicultural society”.
A biographical account of a family who have moved from a small country town to Sydney for the benefit of their children. Discusses some of the problems and differences they encounter. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

director

Meg Stewart

producer

Jan Sharp

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29478

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rural-urban migration - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → City and town life

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urbanization - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City and town life

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rural-urban migration - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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