Kemal: a Turkish boy

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Our multicultural society”.
Kemal is a Turkish-born youth at school in Sydney. He has been in Australia for two years. The film shows the difficulties he experiences, particularly as they relate to language. It also illustrates the cultural background of a child from Turkey which has a strong male-oriented order and where the Islam religion is dominant.

Credits

director

Linda Blagg

co-producer

Jan Sharp

Tom Manefield

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31126

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnicity

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Language and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Turks - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cross-cultural studies

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnic groups

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnic relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnicity

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Islam

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social isolation

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Cross-cultural studies

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and culture

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Alienation (Social psychology)

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social isolation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alienation (Social psychology)

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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