Arafura to Alice

Australia, 1980

Film
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A film showing life in Darwin, Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, and Ayers Rock in the early 1980’s. This demanding, tough and often inhospitable part of Australia is inhabited by a special type of Australian and is opening up to anyone who is prepared to accept the challenge that the Northern Territory offers.

Credits

director

Nick Torrens

producer

Peter Johnson

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31651

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Alice Springs (N.T.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia, Central

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ayers Rock (N.T.) → Uluru

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Darwin (N.T.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Northern Territory

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Northern Territory - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tennant Creek (N.T.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Places → Alice Springs (N.T.)

Places → Australia, Central

Places → Ayers Rock (N.T.) → Uluru

Places → Darwin (N.T.)

Places → Northern Territory

Places → Tennant Creek (N.T.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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