Elements of survival. Part 2. Food

Canada, 1974

Film
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This program explores the myth that there are vast tracts of arable land, capable of supporting human populations, no matter what their numbers. Looking at world politics and economics, as well as the availability of land, water and energy resources, it explores the ever-present wall of hunger that separates the “haves” from the “have nots” and studies possibilities for a more equitable distribution of present food resources.

Credits

production company

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

producer/director

Doug Lower

Duration

00:55:45:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015456

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food - Research

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply - Developing countries

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-supply

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply - Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply - Political aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hunger

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → World politics

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food - Research

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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