[Ch'u Fou: birthplace of Confucius]

China, 1970

Film
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Documentary film about Ch’u Fou, Shantung Province, the birthplace of K’ung-Fu-Tze (Confucius, 551-478 B.C.). Examples of the architecture, art and sculpture of this period are shown including the Chinese Classroom, built many centuries later in dedication to the memory of Confucius and his democratic ideal of a classless education. Temples, stone carvings and ancient Chinese culture are luxuriously presented in this historically informative film. English language, Chinese title and credits.

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Duration

00:18:00:00

Production places
China
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34377

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Religion

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture and history

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture

Crafts & Visual Arts → Stone carving

Crafts & Visual Arts → Temples

Documentary

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Confucianism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Confucius

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Temples

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → China - Antiquities

History → China - History

History → Confucianism

History → Confucius

History → History

History → History, Ancient

History → Temples

People → Confucius

Places → China

Short films

Short films → Short films - China

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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