Solomon Islands regain independence

Australia, 1979

Film
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On July 7, 1978, Solomon Islands regained its independence from Britain. Looks at the people of these islands and studies their way of life through their comments, songs and dances. Describes the problems facing the new nation and what is being done to combat them. Pidgin dialogue, English dialogue, English subtitles.

Credits

producer

Don Murray

production company

Film Australia

Duration

01:30:43:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017579

Languages

English

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Colonies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Solomon Islanders

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Solomon Islands - Social conditions

History → Great Britain - Colonies

History → History

History → Solomon Islands - History

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White and Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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