Viewpoint on Brisbane

Australia, 1975

Film
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The city of Brisbane, Queensland, as seen through the eyes of European migrants. Language presents more than a communication barrier to the new arrival. It is both a handicap at work and in impediment socially. Criticism is made of officials who do not advise migrants to learn English before landing in Australia. Also discusses the easy going life style of the Queenslanders.

Credits

director

Barry Williams

producer

Don Murray

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:22:33:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30080

Subject categories

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Brisbane (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Language and culture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

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

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and culture

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and languages

Places → Brisbane (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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