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This Is The Challenge

(MIFF 1953, International Understanding)

Director: Film and Visual Information Division, United Nations Department of Public Information

Designed not only to remind us of some of the peace-making achievements of the first seven years of U.N., but to highlight the attack U.N. is making upon the basic causes underlying dispute and war.

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Somewhere in India

Throughout history, man has fought an eternal struggle against plague, hunger, and war. Scientists of many nations have joined this fight against disease and hunger. This is the story of the work of ... More »

The Task Ahead

The peoples of the world want food, they want technical resources, they want scientific knowledge, but above all they want peace. Through U.N.E.S.C.O., international exchange of literature, art, and ... More »

Shoemaker and the Hatter

A defence of free trade. The hatter and the shoemaker are neighbours. The hatter makes one hat which he intends to sell at a high price; he secures a ban on the importation of hats. The shoemaker ... More »

Picture in Your Mind

Deals with the complex problem of man's prejudices. A barren landscape changes to a flowering land, then withers. The question: "Is the future to be bright or dark? Is this to be a world of robot ... More »

Article 55

Answering Bolivia's request for technical aid, U.N. sent a team of experts to Bolivia, whose problems lay in the economic structure and the nature of the land itself. Easily worked mineral deposits ... More »

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