A Wife among wives: notes on Turkana marriage

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “Turkana Conversations No. 2”.
This film examines how an African tribe, the Turkana, views marriage. Conversations amongst the community, particularly the women, are recorded and reveal a complex social structure.

Credits

co-producers/directors

David MacDougall

Judith MacDougall

Duration

01:09:10:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Appears in

Turkana Conversations No. 2

Group of items

Turkana Conversations No. 2

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323744

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Anthropology

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

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

History → Anthropology

Places → Africa

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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