Dominga

Canada, 1979

Film
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The Aymara Indians of Bolivia lead a harsh existence. This film describes the efforts of the government of Bolivia to implement the UN World Food Program in this poor agricultural community where there is a high child-mortality rate. The main character is Dominga, as president of a local group, is helping her people to adjust to new methods and food products in order to improve living standards.

Credits

director
co-producer

Peter McCaw

Peter Hollander

J.-P. Olivier Fougeres

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:26:25:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32090

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Developing countries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply - Developing countries

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bolivia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Bolivia - Politics and government

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cost and standard of living

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food relief - Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply - Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cost and standard of living

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education - Developing countries

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Developing countries

History → United Nations

Places → Bolivia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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