Chillysmith farm

United States, 1981

Film
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Chillysmith Farm was the home of Gramp, whose last years were documented by his grandsons in the photo essay ‘Gramp’. In this film, 10 years in the making, Gramp and other members of his family are shown. Birth and death are shown by the whole family. This is a film for all ages that raises issues of family life, birth, death, and individual responsibility of the ageing.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Dan Jury

Mark Jury

production company

Valley Filmworks

Duration

00:56:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32651

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - United States

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Death

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Bereavement

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family reunions

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aging

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Bereavement

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Death

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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