Patal Gange - River of the Gods

India, 1970

Film
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The search for clean water and the education of children and adults of an Indian village ti the perils of contaminated supplies. With the advice and blessing of the village seer and priest, respectively, a UNICEF rig accompanies the drilling of a well to make clean, fresh water available to people in a village.

Credits

producer

John Balcomb

production company

UNICEF

Duration

00:24:00:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012626

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities - India

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water quality

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → India - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Developing countries

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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