Joe Leahy's Neighbours

Australia, 1989

Film
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Joe Leahy’s Neighbours is a film of truly compelling interest, one of the greatest documentaries made in Australia in recent years. Fashioned from the material shot by Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson during an extended stay in the Papua New Guinea highlands, it presents a portrait of a society only slowly adjusting to the demands of a modern world - a society caught between ancient tribal loyalties and the sharp business practices of the twentieth century. Rated: G

Credits

co-producer

Robin Anderson

Bob Connolly

Duration

01:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300525

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Leahy, Joe

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Leahy, Joe

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Papua New Guinea - Social conditions

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → Leahy, Joe

People → Leahy, Joe

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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