The Cultural Revolution

Australia, 1981

Film
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The film contains footage of both city and Peasant Chinese during the Cultural Revolution beginning 1966. Gives some background to the movement and compares Mao’s comment that it was 70% good and 30% bad with a current Chinese assessment that it was a 10 year reversal of the Chinese socialist cause.

Credits

director

Myra Roper

production company

Melbourne State College. Media Production Centre

Language

English

Duration

00:17:55:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32736

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → China - Politics and government

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communism - China

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → China - Civilization, 1949-

History → China - History - Cultural Revolution, 1966-1969

History → Communism - China

History → Mao, Tse-tung, 1893-1976

People → Mao, Tse-tung, 1893-1976

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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