Hungry Ghosts

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
During Adelaide’s Chinese cultural week in 1988 a group of puppeteers from Adelaide’s sister city of Penang were invited to present one of their plays in honour of the Festival of Hungry Ghosts which fell at this time. The program shows their ritualistic preparations and some of the other festivities which took place.

Credits

production company

SBS-TV

co-producer

Zi Zhong Wang

Barbara Mariotti

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302734

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Chinese - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Asia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Intercultural communication

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Intercultural communication

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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