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Synopsis
Shows life on Symi, a barren but beautiful Greek island in the Aegean Sea close to the coast of Turkey. The island has suffered a decline in prosperity and population over the past fifty or more years; the sponge and fishing grounds are depleted and the craft of boatbuilding is dying out. Well over half the adult males work away from Symi as merchant seamen and nearly everything on the island is imported. The narrator is a twelve-year-old son of a fisherman.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 21 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1976
Availability
Hire
Subjects
Anthropology
Keywords
fishing communities; Greece; social life and customs; Symi

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Juniper Films

Distributor

Name

Royal Anthropological Institute Film & Video Library, c/o Concord Media

Email
sales@concordvideo.co.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726012
Fax
01473 274531
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG

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