Ana: an interpreter

Australia, 1978

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Episode of Series “Our multicultural society”.
Ana is a Spanish/English interpreter in a Sydney family centre. The film shows some of the problems with which she works - human rather than linguistic ones - and her relationships with English-speaking co-workers. The film is designed to raise questions about the need for communicators like Ana and about the isolation of non-English speaking people.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Tom Manefield

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Group of items

Our multicultural society

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012746

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Alien labor

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Translators

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Alien labor

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community centers

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Minorities

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Employment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Translators

Literature → Translators

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/75381--ana-an-interpreter/ |title=Ana: an interpreter |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=20 October 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}