The Villagers

United States, 1974

Film
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In Senegal, youthful villagers are sent off to learn simple new things in a government course and then returned to their own towns to teach their skills to the rest of the people. In Indonesia, French agronomists teach the “Green Revolution” to the whole region and set up a co-op to purchase machinery and guarantee a market for rice. And in Peru, a Government begins a land reform program in spite of the suspicions of those whom it is designed to help.

Credits

director

Peter Neal

Bernice Nassauer

Derrick Knight

production company

United Nations Television

Language

English

Duration

00:27:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30108

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Developing countries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → International agencies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → International agencies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development projects

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → United Nations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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