Watch out for my plant

United States, 1972

Film
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A young inner-city boy struggles to grow a plant in a tiny patch of dirt. We see his determination, a special relationship with an older man and the flowering and destruction of the plant. Shows that everyone can do something about his environment, given initiative, responsibility and perseverance. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

Credits

production company

Barr Films

Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011670

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → City and town life

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plants - Juvenile films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City and town life

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Urban

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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