The Umbrella man

United States, 1967

Film
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Tells the story of the establishment of an umbrella factory run entirely by disabled persons in Addis Ababa. Today, the self-supporting disabled, acquire in this pilot factory, a sense of their own usefulness and dignity. Moreover the factory saves Ethiopia valuable foreign exchange.

Credits

producer

Ben Park

production company

United Nations Television

Duration

00:26:57:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32306

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Factory management

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethiopia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United Nations

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Self-respect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped - Employment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped - Psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-respect

Places → Ethiopia

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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