Bifo Kam

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Solomon Islands”.
One of a series on the Solomon Islands, this film is concerned with the traditional culture of the Solomon Islands. It shows the construction of a canoe at Taumako, and the making of feather money which is used for dowry payments. Narrated by Alfred Aihunu; photography by Dean Semler. English commentary, Solomon Islands dialogue with English subtitles.

Credits

producer

Don Murray

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:07:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Solomon Islands

Group of items

Solomon Islands

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33129

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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