In the shadow of Djebel Sindjar

Australia, 1970

Film
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Since Kurdistan is divided between Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran and Russia, a variety of lifestyles is evident throughout the country. This film tells of life in a tiny Yazidi village - Jedalla - in Kurdistan and compares this with life in a nomad camp.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Jacqueline Bottagisio

Georges Drion

Language

English

Duration

00:25:20:00

Colour

Black and White and Colour

ACMI Identifier

31030

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kurds

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cross-cultural studies

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Cross-cultural studies

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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