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Commonwealth on Film: Childhood

Updated Monday, 7th July 2014

Episode two takes a look at the experience of childhood within the Commonwealth.

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About the episode

From Trinidad to Australia, Kenya to Barbados, Canada, India and beyond, over the decades filmmakers have captured the rich diversity of the Commonwealth.

This edition looks at childhood.

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To complement the series, we've created an interactive timeline exploring the development of English, which was heavily influenced by colonialism.

 

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