Gopal's golden pendant: India

Canada, 1976

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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
Looks at a family in Jaipur, India, whose members are master craftsmen in the art of enamelling gold and silver. In particular, the film focuses on a ten-year-old boy who has been learning the craft since he was six. Suitable for lower secondary level.

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Credits

director

Paul Saltzman

production company

Sunrise Films

Duration

00:23:43:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1976

Appears in

World cultures and youth

Group of items

World cultures and youth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

506906

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - India

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Jaipur (India) - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artisans

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Gold

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft - India

Crafts & Visual Arts → Silverwork

Crafts & Visual Arts → Workmanship

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gold

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

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family - India

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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