3 dances - Gulpilil

Australia, 1978

Film
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David Gulpilil performs three Aboriginal dances, Emu, Kangaroo and Fish. The first two are solo performances by Gulpilil and are closer to mime than dance. The third is a group dance with some of the children from Bamyili where Gulpilil lives in the Northern Territory.

Credits

director

David Roberts

producer

Tom Manefield

production company

Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:08:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29493

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Dances

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Rites and ceremonies

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Aboriginal Australians - Dances

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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