British Universities Film & Video Council

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Malaya: Forest from the Dawn of Time

Synopsis
Part 1 shows the kind of plants and animals to be found in the major habitats of tropical rainforests, including rivers, the forest margin, the litter layer and the canopy. Gives a picture of the diversity and complexity of the rain forest ecosystem. The emphasis is chiefly upon the animals of the forest: gibbons, flying lemurs, trapdoor spiders, fireflies, flying frogs. Part 2 deals with the exploitation of the forest.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 29 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1983
Availability
Hire
Uses
Discussion material for ecology, conservation courses*
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
ecosystems; Malaysia; rain forests; tropical rain forest ecosystems

Credits

Director
Tony Beamish
Contributor
Ivan Polunin; Tony Beamish

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Beamish Productions

Sponsor

Name

Malaysia World Wildlife Fund

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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