The Humble force

New Zealand, 1980

Film
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Beyond the Great Wall of China lies “the power of the ancient dynasties and the new red star of communism”. This film explores the juxtaposition of China’s ancient heritage with its continuing advances into technology, communism and subtle trends into westernisation.

Credits

producer

John Maynard

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Phase Three Films

Duration

00:52:03:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34372

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Description and travel

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → China - Social conditions

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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