9 results for your search

Asian Insight, Japan: The Bamboo Bends and Does Not Break
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
Modern Japan pulsates with people, colour and prosperity. But behind the everyday courtesies are time-honoured traditions and a society that seemingly is a paradox. Unwravelling the history of this complex country leads to a renewed understanding of the Japanese people.
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
×
Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Ka Rorn: Southern Village
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Thanom Soongnarata, fl. 1971 and John Morris, fl. 1971, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1971), 4 mins
Our Asian Neighbours is a series of films that aims to convey everyday life in Asia and promote greater understanding of often complex societies. This series is devoted to India and brings to life its people and their culture. Each program captures the lifestyle of a different individual in their own environment a...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Thanom Soongnarata, fl. 1971 and John Morris, fl. 1971, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1971), 4 mins
×
Asian Insight, Malaysia: Sparrow with Sparrow, Raven with Raven
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
Chinese economic strength in a country where the Chinese are in the minority is a dilemma common throughout Southeast Asia. It is treated with care and understanding as to its effects on Malaysian life. Indian migration from as far back as the 4th century has brought different sorts of practices, styles and belief...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
×
Asian Insight, Philippines: The Furthest Cross
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
The Philippines poses a problem of identity: to be Asian or otherwise. This film shows how the complex social structure of the Spanish and the religious cult of Santo Nino have not been disentangled from the church and the relics of folk religion. This long, often savage and brutal history reveals many of the uniq...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
×
Asian Insight, Thailand: Do Good Receive Good, Do Evil Receive Evil
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976, Ron Hannam, fl. 1969-1971 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
Thailand has never known colonial rule. The Thai people are their own masters. There is little evidence of the kind of social organizations that modern western societies have found necessary to develop. This program attempts to analyze the mechanisms that hold Thailand together and examine the historical and cultu...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976, Ron Hannam, fl. 1969-1971 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
×
Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Season 1, Episode 2, Floating Rice
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Thanom Soongnarata, fl. 1971 and John Morris, fl. 1971, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Season 1, Episode 2 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1971), 13 mins
This film is a study of the lifestyle of the people in the fertile central plains of Thailand during the wet and dry seasons. It shows their simple way of life and illustrates their method of cultivating rice.
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Thanom Soongnarata, fl. 1971 and John Morris, fl. 1971, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Season 1, Episode 2 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1971), 13 mins
×
Asian Insight, Hong Kong, Singapore - Fragrant Harbour/Lion City
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962 and John Temple, fl. 1976, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 51 mins
Beginning in Macau, this film records the historical events that brought Western powers–Dutch, American and English–to Asia. The realities of life in Hong Kong and Kowloon during the 1970s, the bustling urban areas and the New Territories on the border of China are examined. Singapore on the other hand, is a c...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Don Murray, fl. 1962 and John Temple, fl. 1976, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 51 mins
×
Asian Insight, Indonesia: Unity In Diversity
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 51 mins
Nationalism, with its sense of unity, is something third world nations and those that have lived under colonialism don't take for granted. For many it is still an ambition. Made in 1976, this film examines the basic philosophies of President Soekarno and the nationalistic principals that no one had as yet succeede...
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 51 mins
×
Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Season 1, Episode 1, Children of Bangkok
See details
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Thanom Soongnarata, fl. 1971 and John Morris, fl. 1971, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Season 1, Episode 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1971), 18 mins
The film follows three boys from very different socio-economic backgrounds, through a typical day in Bangkok. We see them at school, at work and at play. We see their home life, their families and their friends. It's an interesting glimpse of a cross-section of life in Bangkok.
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by Thanom Soongnarata, fl. 1971 and John Morris, fl. 1971, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - Thailand, Season 1, Episode 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1971), 18 mins
×