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Title Our Asian neighbours - India. Pak Menggung : a Javanese aristocrat / Film Australia ; producer, John Morris ; director and scriptwriter, Keith Gow
Published Canberra : National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1975
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (20 minutes)
Summary With the exception of Jogjakarta, Java is no longer ruled by kings and queens. The aristocrats who remain live in their palaces, but they are mostly poor. When they die so will many of their traditions. This passing in history is recorded by following the daily life of Pak Menggung, writer and collector of ancient "Keris". This film gives insight into the courtly traditions of art, etiquette and ceremony in Java
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed October 06, 2016)
In English and Javanese with English subtitles
Subject Menggung, Pak
Ethnology -- Indonesia -- Java.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- Indonesia -- Java.
Java (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Gow, Keith, director, producer
Morris, John, producer
Film Australia (Organization), production company