The Marshall Islands: Living with the bomb

Australia, 1984

Film
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Episode of Series “The Human face of the Pacific”.
This film is one of a series that examines the Pacific Islands and the conflicts between the modern values and traditional lifestyles. This particular film looks at the Bikians of the Marshall Islands. These people have had to adopt a post-bomb, subsidised life in an island suburbia hundreds of miles from their island home.

Credits

co-director

Tim Litchfield

Dennis O'Rourke

producer

Dennis O'Rourke

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:26:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33732

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Marshall Islands

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pacific Area

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons

Places → Marshall Islands

Places → Pacific Area

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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