The Metal Foundry

The Metal Foundry

  • Directed by Bike Johnstone
  • Papua New Guinea, 1984
  • Workshops in Papua New Guinea - Lae
  • Economics, Work
  • Shooting place : Lae
  • Duration : 18 min

Synopsis

A Lae is a little metal foundry whose owner has gone back to Australia and which the workers have taken over, with some help from the provincial government. An experience in cooperative-management that is new in Papua-New Guinea.

  • Direction : Bike Johnstone
  • Image : Bike Johnstone

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During the 1980s and the 1990s, workshops were set up in this country where 5 million people speak more than 880 languages. It was an opportunity for the filmmakers to talk about their cultural diversity.

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