The Eleven Powers

Australia, 1979

Film
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In 1979, the Festival of the Eleven Powers took place on the island of Bali. The festival is called into being every 100 years to mark the closing of the Balinese century and re-establish the balance of the positive and negative forces in the world. Over two million people took part in the sixty days of purification and religious fervour. Script by Bryce Courtenay and narrated by Orson Welles.

Credits

producer

Larry Gartenstein

production company

Cinetel Productions

Duration

00:49:42:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30864

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia) - Civilization

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Asia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia - Religion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Indonesia - Religion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion

History → History

Places → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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