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Program Title: My Family
EASC Code: JV-03
Series Title: Video Letter from Japan
Region/Country: Japan, United States
Language: Japan
Subtitles: English
Subject: Sociology
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
Director:
Producer: Asia Society
Release Date: 1983
Running Time: 26 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: VIDEO LETTER FROM JAPAN: MY FAMILY is one in a series of 25 minute videocassettes with teacher's manuals and posters, produced by The Asia Society and TDK. The aim of THE VIDEO LETTER series is to introduce Japan, as seen through the eyes of typical Japanese six graders,
to American students. A background essay highlights the traditional family, the modern family, and the role of women in the family. The video shows the interior of two homes and observes the different ways in which families use space.
Data Entry Date: 2/2/1999