Balinese surfer

Australia, 1978

Film
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Shows how the younger generation on the island of Bali have overcome the traditional Balinese fear of the sea to excel in the sport of surfing. Also explains the Balinese attitude to religion and how it is absorbed into every facet of their lives, especially their art and dancing.

Credits

co-producer

Bill Leimbach

Tony Dutton

production company

Survival Films

Duration

00:52:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32315

Language

English

Subject categories

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

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Surfing

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing - Indonesia

Places → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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