Saigon Doctor

Australia, 1988

TV show
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
A dramatised story of a young Vietnamese doctor who has come to Australia with his wife and child, only to find his medical qualifications are unrecognised here. He therefore enrols in a requalification course a long way from his family. As well as exploring the issue of recognition of overseas qualifications the video also focuses on the young man’s feelings of isolation, frustration, deprivation and development of a sense of community. As well as building on the social issues raised by the video, the accompanying Teacher’s notes also show how the video can be used in drama production.

Credits

production company

SBS-TV

co-producer

Georgia Allen

Kathryn Millard

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302659

Language

Vietnamese

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Vietnamese - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Drama - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Occupational retraining

Foreign language films

Music & Performing Arts → Drama - Study and teaching

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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