A film shows Bandung, Indonesia preparing for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. People and vehicular traffic on a road. Guards outside doors in a building. A map shows Asia and Africa. Dignitaries including Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and others climb up the stairs of a building. Delegates of the organizing countries such as Burma, Indonesia and India in a conference. A map of the Republic of Indonesia. People in the streets.
A film 'This is Bandung' shows preparations in Bandung, Indonesia for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. Fields in western Java province of Indonesia. The preparations for the conference underway. Cars on highways leading to Bandung. People in a market place. Open air cafes on the sides of streets. People buy fruits and vegetables in an open air market. A board reads 'Kebun Binatang Zoological Garden Bandung'. People look at animals in the zoological garden. People swim in a swimming pool. A car drives on a road. People on horses. Women look at flowers in a park. People at a lakeside. Ducks in the lake. Hotels in the city. Interior of a hotel. Women in gowns in a fashion show. A woman performs a traditional dance. A puppet show being performed. Places of worship of different religions in the city. The conference building under renovation. Delegates of Indonesia, Burma, Pakistan, Ceylon and India, who are responsible for organizing the conference, in meetings. A blind people's institute. Blind people reading from Braille books. A deaf mute girl child is taught. A teacher writes on a blackboard in a classroom. A man teaches a blind and deaf child.
A film shows Bandung, Indonesia preparing for the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. A thread factory in Bandung, Indonesia. Spools of thread rotate. Women at work in the factory. Men work in a tea industry. A horse race underway. Cars on a road passing through a jungle. A railway station. People sitting in a train. The train pulls into a station. A volcanic mountain. A busy market place. A map of Indonesia showing Java. A crossroad with people and vehicular traffic all around. An aerial view of the city. People sitting in a hotel.
The Afro-Asian conference opens in Indonesia. Traffic on the road. A sign reads 'SWRAHA' on a building. Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru arrives for the conference in Jakarta Indonesia and his party ascends the steps of Merdeka Palace. Dignitaries from Asia and Africa seated on table. They talk about how to promote Afro-Asian economic and cultural cooperation, and oppose colonialism or neocolonialism by the United States. Men in the background record the conference. A sign reads 'Indonesia' 'Birma' Sailan' on a table. A map of the Republic of Indonesia.
Asian-African Conference (also known as the Bandung Conference) concludes in Bandung, Indonesia. People crowd on the road. Policemen control the crowd as conference leaders including Sukarno pass by. Flags in the background. Delegates seated in the conference hall where largely anti-colonialism ideas were expressed. Delegates from Indonesia on the stage. Delegates seen from Saudi Arabia, Gold Coast, Ceylon, Zhou Enlai of China, and other participating countries. Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on stage speak to the delegates. Delegates from 29 nations present in the hall.
A film shows Bandung, Indonesia before the first Asian-African Conference in April 1955. Small industries in Bandung. Rows of soles of slippers. Men make sandals. Umbrella making in progress. A pot is made on a potter's wheel. A man paints a pot. Handicraft articles including a flower vase and a toy animal on display.