Northern Territory Contact. No. 04

Australia, 1981

Film
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The treasure-trove of Aboriginal rock-painting in Kakadu National Park reveals various styles of painting, from early ‘stick drawings’ to the later ‘x-ray’ style. Discusses the problems of protection and preservation of the paintings.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Malcolm Otton

director
Duration

00:05:08:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014886

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Cinemagazines

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art objects - Conservation and restoration

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rock paintings

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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