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16mm film: 'Oxfam - Forty Years On', 1982

MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/76
Held in our offsite storage facility

The film opens with disasters at the beginning and end of the 1970s. The Bangladesh War is featured as a major turning point for Oxfam due to the scale and the development of sophisticated water and sanitation systems. It includes footage from John Pilger's film on Cambodia, Canon Milford talking about the formation of Oxfam, and emergencies including Greece, Algeria, and the Nigerian Civil War.


  • Creation: 1982


1 reel

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



MS. Oxfam COM/5/4/76

Existence and Location of Copies

A copy of this film is held at the British Film Institute.


  • From the Collection: Oxfam GB (Organisation)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom