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The Box. ©UNESCO 2006
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The Box

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Summary/Historical Context

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The concept of the global village, which implies communication between all peoples and cultures on the planet depends on the people wanting to communicate in the first place. All too often people all over the world, specifically those from developing countries, are afraid to reach ot to different cultures, fearing that contact with people radically different from themselvs will result in the dilution of their customs and traditions. They are, in effect, "leaving the box".

This animation is part of the DVD "Revisiting Public Service Television"  available here

Place/country: Pakistan,
Type: Animated cartoon film
Credits: Zabreen Hasan (director), UNESCO-ICT@PBST (publisher), Michel Gelinas (publisher),
Published in: 2006
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 147385

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