A Thousand suns

United States, 1974

Film
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Shows how people in the United States have used energy capabilities to create luxuries never dreamed possible, but have also created a throw away society where little of value endures. Emphasises the importance of creating values that last, such as self-respect and respect for all other living things.

Credits

production company

Gilbert Film Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:09:12:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29485

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Energy consumption

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy consumption

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community - Moral and ethical aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technology - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Values

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Consumer education

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Community - Moral and ethical aspects

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Self-respect

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Values

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Community - Moral and ethical aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-respect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Values

History → Technology and civilization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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