Tragedy or triumph

United States, 1975

Film
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At the World Food Conference in 1974, the international community assessed the dimensions of the world food crisis and attempted to mobilise support for specific programs to head off disaster. The film surveys the causes of the present world food situation and identifies some of the measures which could increase food production.

Credits

director

Krishna Singh

producer

Edward Magruder Jones

production company

United Nations Television

Language

English

Duration

00:26:47:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29689

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International trade

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → International understanding

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food consumption - Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hunger

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International relief

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International trade

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International understanding

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Poverty

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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