Understanding the Japanese

Japan, 1977

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A round-table social commentary by foreigners living in Japan including a professor and an employee of a Japanese company from Australia; a BBC producer as well as a freelance translater from England; a professor from Canada; and a lecturer of comparative culture from America.

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Credits

production company

Japan. Ministry of Foreign Affairs

producer

Shinichi Koike

producer/director

Haruhiko Kawamura

Duration

00:35:13:00

Production places
Japan
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013194

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → International relations and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Japan - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Japan

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International relations and culture

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

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Japan

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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