Village family: a village in Tanjore

Australia, 1977

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours: India”
A young Brahmin girl teaches the vina, an Indian stringed instrument, to enable her to support her family and to put her sister through law school. Although educated, she resists the trend to move to a bigger city. Other activities of this village family are shown including cooking and praying at the shrine.
Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

director

Bob Kingsbury

producer

Bruce Moir

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:15:55:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31103

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - India

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 → India - Economic conditions

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family - India

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Stringed instruments

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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