The Village: a village in Tanjore

Australia, 1977

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Bruce Moir

Duration

00:16:28:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1977

Appears in

Group of items

Our Asian neighbours: India

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012723

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → India - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Social life and customs

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Caste - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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