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A Letter From Columbia

USA, 1963 (MIFF 1964)

Director: James Blue

A brief account of a village in Columbia, which builds its own houses by community effort. The frank com­mentary is given by James Blue, whose first feature film The Olive Trees Of Justice was screened in the Melbourne Film Festival in 1963.

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