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

production company

Film Australia

producer

Dennis O'Rourke

co-director

Dennis O'Rourke

Tim Litchfield

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Appears in

Group of items

The Human face of the Pacific

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016364

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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