The Village: a village in Tanjore

Australia, 1977

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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.

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