The Goddess and the moon man

Australia, 1980

Film
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A myth about Pukamani, a mortuary ceremony of the Tiwi people of Melville Island, Northern Australia. Dramatically told through the use of the authentic Pukamani grave posts, sculptures and artefacts, fashioned long ago by Tiwi elders for the ceremony.

Credits

co-director

Cecil Holmes

Sandra Holmes

producer

Sandra Holmes

production company

Morning Star Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

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