The Village economy: a village in Tanjore

Australia, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours: India”
Mr Raghavachari owns 20 acres of very productive paddy fields in the village of Thillaisthanam, Southern India. He employs many labourers who are not lucky enough to own their own land. He discusses the developments in the village rice industry, and the effects these have on the lives of the people.
Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

director

Bob Kingsbury

producer

Bruce Moir

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:15:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31102

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Developing countries

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

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rice - Harvesting

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

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rice - Planting

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development

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

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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