A Phoenix rising

Australia, 1983

Film
A Phoenix rising | John Bonney | 1983 | ACMI collection

A documentary film showing how the community of Mt. Macedon is piecing together its life again after being annihilated by the fires of Ash Wednesday. The film is based on interviews with some of the residents and gives case studies of a couple of families. Written and narrated by John Bonney.

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Collection

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Credits

production company

Sherington Films

director

John Bonney

Duration

00:49:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016300

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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