Africa: a new look

United States, 1981

Film
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A comprehensive survey which concentrates on the people of Africa today in all walks of life, and with glimpses of life in the cities, towns and villages. Shows some of the economic and social changes that are taking place throughout the many nations of Africa. An animated map sequence pinpoints deserts, farmland, rivers and major population areas. A final sequence focuses on South Africa and Namibia, where the official racial policies are opposed by Africans throughout the continent. Suitable for lower and middle secondary level.

Credits

producer

Sam Bryan

production company

International Film Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32640

Subject categories

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

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Namibia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Apartheid - South Africa

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → South Africa - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → South Africa - Race relations

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Apartheid - South Africa

Places → Namibia

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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