Yohannes the silversmith (Ethiopia)

Canada, 1981

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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
This film highlights the customs and traditions of villagers in Ethiopia, as well as evidence of cultural change. It focuses on a twelve-year-old boy who decides to learn the craft of silver smithing to earn an income to help pay for his tertiary education.

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Credits

producer

Paul Quigley

director

Richard Gilbert

production company

Sunrise Film's Ltd

Duration

00:24:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

Appears in

World cultures and youth

Group of items

World cultures and youth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

507803

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethiopia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Silverwork

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth - Employment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Youth - Employment

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Conduct of life

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Conduct of life

Places → Ethiopia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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