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Children of the Tribe ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB522851
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Kalle Lasn, Peter Jones, John Taylor, John Coney
Directors:  Kalle Lasn
Producing Agencies:  KCTS/9, University of Washington (Seattle),Psychomedia (Vancouver)
Subject:  Character Education, Documentary, Early Childhood Education, Education, Family Studies/Home Economics, World History
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1980
Running Time:  27m 59s


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A film about parenting and education in Japan, Children of the
Tribe
brings out the striking contrasts between Japanese and
Western family life and schooling, and illustrates the two seemingly
contradictory elements of Japanese society: great competitiveness and great
dependence on the group. Nuances of manner and behaviour are recorded in a way
that will inspire thoughtful consideration of the collective experience.



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