Bali today

United States, 1951

Film
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Illustrates life on the small volcanic island of Bali in Indonesia. Emphasises the role of the Brahmin religion in everyday life, with scenes of the rice harvest, colourful dance ceremonies, and flower offerings to the gods. Examples of weaving and mask-making illustrates Balinese art. No other credits available.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32181

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Bali Island (Indonesia)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia) - Civilization

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia - Religion

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

History → Bali Island (Indonesia) - History

History → Indonesia - History

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing - Indonesia

Places → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Places → Indonesia

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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