Malawi: the women

United States, 1971

Film
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The varying lifestyles of Malawian women are revealed through sequences showing them at work in a village, a city, and the suburbs of a city. Two women voice their views about their respective lives and these reflect the concerns of many at the contrasts of village and city life.

Credits

director

Max Reid

production company

Dimension Films

Churchill Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:43:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31985

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → City and town life

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities - Africa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Africa

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City and town life

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

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women - Africa

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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