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Asian Insight, Malaysia: Sparrow with Sparrow, Raven with Raven
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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
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Asian Insight, Philippines: The Furthest Cross
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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
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Asian Insight, Thailand: Do Good Receive Good, Do Evil Receive Evil
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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
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Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, Explosive Devices
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directed by Mathew Kelley, fl. 2003; produced by Samantha Kelley, fl. 2003 and Peter Du Cane, fl. 2003, in Fearless: Stories from Asian Women (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 26 mins
These days, Doris Nuval runs a small educational television station and is one of the most respected TV executives in the Philippines. But there was a time when she was the most wanted terrorist in the country. Her story reads as though lifted from the pages of a spy novel. The only difference is that she really l...
directed by Mathew Kelley, fl. 2003; produced by Samantha Kelley, fl. 2003 and Peter Du Cane, fl. 2003, in Fearless: Stories from Asian Women (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 26 mins
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Flowers and the Wide Sea, Part 1, Sojourners
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directed by Tony Stevens, fl. 1994, in Flowers and the Wide Sea, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1994), 57 mins
Sojourners traces the first wave of Chinese migrants, who in the 19th century were driven by famine, war or simply poverty to leave their villages and come to Australia as shepherds. In the 1850s thousands more arrived to seek their fortunes in the goldfields. Some stayed to establish trading companies, restaurant...
directed by Tony Stevens, fl. 1994, in Flowers and the Wide Sea, Part 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1994), 57 mins
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Human Face of Hong Kong, Better Rich Than Red
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directed by Curtis Levy, fl. 1975-2012; produced by Macek Rubetzki, fl. 1986, Film Australia, in Human Face of Hong Kong (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1986), 46 mins
This episode looks at the administration and power base in Hong Kong. It examines the influential group of people whose lives alternate between the often interrelated pursuits of horse racing, international business and finance and government.
directed by Curtis Levy, fl. 1975-2012; produced by Macek Rubetzki, fl. 1986, Film Australia, in Human Face of Hong Kong (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1986), 46 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Questions
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1974), 12 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 Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1974), 12 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, The Village: A Village in Tanjore
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produced by Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 3 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...
produced by Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 3 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 1, Bijan
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directed by Chris Noonan, 1952-; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 14 mins
A personal look at the life of Bijan Choudhury, an artist who lives in a village close to Calcutta. Thorough his painting we gain an inside impression of Calcutta and the difference between living in a city and living in a quiet village.
directed by Chris Noonan, 1952-; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 14 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 9, Teacher in the Sky
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 9 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
India's Satellite Instructional Television Experiment is an experiment in education, where new technology is brought to bear in solving the problems of educating people in remote villages.
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 9 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
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