Tree Fellers.

MacPherson, Robin and Bilgrami, Sana (2004) Tree Fellers. [Image]

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Tree Fellers (24 mins) tells the story of the 900 Belizean lumberjacks who in 1942 left the tropical rainforests of British Honduras to help Britain fight fascism by felling trees in Scotland. Sam ( 93), Eric (87) and Amos (86) were among those who stayed on after the war to make new lives in a country where, for better or worse, the colour of their skin marked them out. Newly discovered archive, long cherished memories and a last reunion are intertwined in this lyrical and moving documentary testament.

Item Type: Image
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lumberjacks; British Honduras; fascism; tree fellers; Belizean;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 700 Arts & recreation > 770 Photography & computer art > 778 Fields & kinds of photography
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 338 Production
Library of Congress Subjects: T Technology > TR Photography
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Item ID: 2302
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2008 11:06
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013 14:12

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