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.

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Credits

production company

Film Australia

Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs

producer

Tom Manefield

director

David Roberts

Duration

00:08:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010883

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

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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