Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours: India”
First of a village trilogy of films - set in Thillaisthanam, Southern India whose population is 1500 people. Depicts the ancient irrigation system upon which village life depends, the village school, rice planting, pottery making, woodcarving and spinning. Also shows how the “caste” system operates in the village life.
Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.
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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)