Let them come with rain

United States, 1970

Film
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Botawana, land-locked in southern Africa, is now taking the painful early steps towards modern nationhood. Much of Botswana is the Kalahari Desert, Botswana’s new leaders look to their vast mineral resources from which to gain a key to the industrial future her people want.

Credits

director

Martin Bunnel

co-producer

Bill Brind

George Movshon

production company

United Nations Television

Language

English

Duration

00:27:02:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31593

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrialization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Africa

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Botswana - Description and travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nationalism

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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