The Freedom Has Come to West Irian.. (1963)

Film-document №5862 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:14 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Yeggers K.

Operators: Kopalin V.

Anouncers: Voynovskiy S.

Text writers: Sturua M.


About the liberation of West Irian.

Temporary description

Island of New Guinea. Exotic plants in the jungle with flowers and fruits. Pacific coast, palm trees. City Kotabaru. City Market, villas of the rich Dutch gas station, a prison. The coastal fishing village, the people involved in domestic affairs. Man cuts down jungle to the land. The fishermen catch fish, make a boat out of wood. Church. Building mission. They stand missionaries. Plane with the missionaries (and the author of the film V. copaline) lands in the interior of the island, in a remote village. Women in clothes woven of grass, a man cultivates land wooden stake, a boy shoots a bow, a stone ax - an instrument of labor; shells substitute money. City Kotabaru, May 1, 1963: official ceremony of transfer of West Irian from under UN administration under the authority of the Government of Indonesia. UN representative and the representative of the Indonesian government bypassed the UN force. Speaker Indonesian Foreign Minister Subandrio. Descent UN flag; Indonesian flag. Pass UN troops, leaving the West Irian. A stay of President Sukarno of Indonesia in West Irian. A solemn meeting at the city stadium, the Kotabaru. Speaker Sukarno. Have representatives from the tribes of West Irian.