Faces of India: Raju, a guide from Rishikesh

India, 1970

Film
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Gives an intimate insight into the lives of the ordinary people in Rishikesh in the Himalayan foothills. The film follows a nine-year-old boy through a day’s work taking visitors around the town. We hear Raju giving facts and figures and details of everything he sees. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

producer/director

Yavar Abbas

production company

Face Film Productions

Duration

00:21:57:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31882

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - India

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Religion

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

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - India

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

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

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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