Transition generation: a third world problem

United States, 1977

Film
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Shows the problems of the first generation of literate young people in Afghanistan, which began a modernisation program in the ‘50’s. Discusses the immensity of the social, emotional and cultural flexibility required of these young people.

Credits

production company

International Film Foundation

producer

Alex Von Wetter

Duration

00:21:32:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323021

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Afghanistan

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnicity

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conflict of generations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnicity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social change

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Developing countries

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Literacy

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conflict of generations

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Conflict of generations

Places → Afghanistan

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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