ERIC Number: ED068431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Films of a Changing World: A Critical International Guide.
Ackermann, Jean Marie
The films reviewed in this book focus on the theme, the developing nation. These films compare cultures, praise" technical advancement" projects, record research, tell stories exemplifying cultural heritage, and paint murals depicting the cultural and technological development of these countries. Some of the films were produced by the developing nations themselves, while others were produced outside for distribution within the developing cultures. The films vary greatly in the areas of quality and candor, and few achieve excellence and objectivity. However, the films were selected for their usefulness in training, orientation, or public persuasion rather than for esthetic form and content. One of the major intentions of this collection of reviews is to stimulate the international exchange of these types of films and to initiate a working model for listing and reviewing such films. An alphabetical index and a geographical index follow the reviews, along with an appendix listing films and other media. (FDI)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Developing Nations, Documentaries, Economic Development, Films, Foreign Culture, Instructional Films, International Education, Social Studies, Technological Advancement
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Authoring Institution: Society for International Development, Washington, DC.