Malawi: two young men

United States, 1971

Film
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After completing school, two friends are faced with the problem of finding a place in Malawian society. They are shown in an unsuccessful attempt to become middlemen, buying and smoking fish, then selling them at an inland market. Failing, they go to a city where they spend days seeking work. Unemployment, high cost of living and unfriendly people sends one of the two back to his village.

Credits

director
production company

Dimension Films

Churchill Films

Duration

00:14:30:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323451

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employment

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

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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