Lena the glassblower: Sweden

Canada, 1980

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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
The story of Lena, a 17-year-old girl who decides to become a glassblower against the wishes of her parents, who want her to take up tertiary education. As well as dealing positively with this conflict, the film shows many aspects of the craft of glassblowing - in particular, that carried out at the Orrefors establishment in Sweden. Suitable for upper primary, lower and middle secondary levels.

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Credits

producer

Fred Harris

director

Peter Rowe

production company

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Sunrise Films

Duration

00:24:21:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

Appears in

World cultures and youth

Group of items

World cultures and youth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

507802

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Glass craft

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conflict of generations

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Parent participation

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education, Higher

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conflict of generations

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Conflict of generations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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