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|Date||1973; November 1984||ID||9246|
This colour documentary film shows the work of eye-camps set up in the rural Indian community of Bhimavaram, run by the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind and several Indian and British Rotary Clubs. The film has scenes of surgical procedures and treatments being administered to patients. This film is an edited version of AID_9243 - A gift of Sight, with new colour titles.
[Hong Kong] [Part One [?]]
This film shows a series of views of a rural hilly landscape filmed from a moving vehicle, followed by a series of portraits shots of members of the family outside a house. There are scenes of a temple filmed from a moving vehicle; views of a garden with a small shrine style temple; and scenes at an Orangery. The film closes with a couple, filmed in portrait, standing on a bridge.
[Hong Kong] [Part Two [?]]
This amateur film shows a series of views of a rural hilly landscape, filmed from a plane and later a moving vehicle. The film also includes views from a hillside of farmland and a bay out to sea. The later part of the film shows night-time scenes of a busy urban street with illuminated street signage.
[Hong Kong] [Part Three [?]]
This film shows the Bricklell family aboard a boat on a bay touring the coastline of Hong Kong [?]. Shots show the water traffic, high rise buildings and moorings along the coastline. The second part of the film shows a brief night-time view followed by day time scenes of a rural farmstead and greenhouse in a valley. The film closes with scenes of a dovecote, shaped like a Chinese pagoda and a flock of birds in an enclosure.
[Hong Kong] [Part Four [?]]
A family holiday film showing the group gathered on a bridge overlooking Hong Kong Harbour and touring the city. Scenes include the Armistice Cenotaph, the "Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Company" building, a statue of Sir Thomas Jackson in Statue Square, The Mandarin Hotel and views from the Peak Tram funicular railway with the harbour and Hong Kong Island below. A series of rural landscape views of Hong Kong complete the film.
Focus on Sight
This colour documentary film opens with titles in several languages that reads 'Focus on Sight' and highlights the impact of blindness on everyday lives. The four main major causes of blindness in Malawi are explored starting with Trachoma, Xerophthalmia, cataract and river blindness, along with the main causes of the diseases. Scenes of children and adults being examined are seen along with the symptoms of various diseases and extensive malnutrition.
Food for Sight
This colour documentary film, intended for public health workers, highlights a pioneering attempt by the WHO (World Health Organisation) and RCSB (Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind) to use nutrition to prevent Xerophthalmia in Southern India. The film shows children and babies being treated and an overview of food nutrition education for mothers at the rehabilitation centres.
The Right to Learn
A film celebrating the United Nations declared International Year of the Child, which focuses on the rights of children to education, produced by H. K. Lewenhak and Visnews International Training in 1979.
The Gift of Sight
This colour documentary film shows the work of eye-camps set up in Bhimavaram, a rural community in India by the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind and several Indian and British Rotary Clubs. The film has scenes of surgical procedures and treatments being administered to patients. The film has opening titles that follow an introductory sequence, but no end credit sequence.
This colour documentary film showcases several projects by the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind and the National Association for the Blind in India, showing the rehabilitation and training of several blind men. The men are seen undertaking routine tasks that includes working on a farm, in a shop and operating light industrial machinery at a factory.
A for Eyesight
This colour documentary film highlights the work of the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind's five year Indian campaign against Xerophthalmia (blindness caused by malnutrition) in children. This film includes footage of adults and children being examined and treated by physicians though out. This film has a voiceover narrative and music soundtrack.
We Are Many
A portrait of the 1983 peace protests against nuclear missiles staged in cities across Europe and the world, produced by H. K. Lewenhak. Banners, voices and titles are in English and several other languages.
[Watertou] [Hong Kong and Australia]
The Gillings family on holiday to Queensland, Australia in 1985, stopping briefly in Hong Kong.
A View to the Future in Bangladesh
This colour documentary showcases the charitable work by the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in various regions of Bangladesh. The programme includes an introduction by Abu Siddique, Programme Director of the RCSB in Bangladesh. The film has a voiceover with opening and closing titles. Some scenes of treatment and surgery are shown.
A professionally made film promoting the work of the Pestalozzi US Children's Charity and the Pestalozzi Overseas Children's Trust. The work of the charities are discussed by two Pestalozzi workers, accompanied by footage of Pestalozzi villages in Africa and Asia.
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