Families: food and eating

United States, 1976

Film
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Shows how the three families introduced in “Families: alike and different” obtain, prepare and eat their food. The Japanese buy in small shops and use chopsticks to eat fish, lotus root and rice. The Mexicans use a market and their own garden and use fingers to eat chicken stew. The Americans use cutlery to eat chicken, corn and salad from a supermarket.

Credits

co-producers/directors

James Kennedy

Jane Treiman

George McQuilkin

production company

Churchill Films

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37986

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food handling

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Culture

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Manners and customs

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

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

Crafts & Visual Arts → Culture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Manners and customs

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food - Microbiology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food habits

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food handling

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Lifestyles

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food - Microbiology

Music & Performing Arts → Culture

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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