Yirawala: Picasso of Arnhem Land

Australia, 1982

Film
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Examines the sentiment and philosophy of artist Yirawala, MBE, spiritual leader of the Gunwingu tribe who fought to stop uranium mining and the destruction of his land and religion. Examines many of the bark paintings of Yirawala and the myths behind them.

Credits

producer/director

Sandra Holmes

production company

Morning Star Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:49:00:00

Colour

Colour

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