India: an Introduction

United States, 1980

Film
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Shows India as a nation varied in cultures, religions and customs, in climate, dress, diet, history, and language. Looks at industries and farming. Animated maps are used to locate the Himalayas, farmlands, paths of the monsoon rains, population density and India’s many alphabets and languages.

Credits

co-director

James MacDonald

Michael Camerini

producer

Sam Bryan

production company

Worldview Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:25:05:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32639

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm life - India

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - India

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Religion

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Language and culture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

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

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and culture

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → India - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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