A Phoenix rising

Australia, 1983

Film

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.

Credits

production company

Sherington Films

director
Duration

00:49:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016300

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Victoria - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mount Macedon (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Rural conditions

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Disasters

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires - Victoria

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural disasters

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildfires - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildfires - Prevention and control

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Disasters

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Victoria - Social conditions

History → Disasters

History → History

History → Victoria - History

Places → Mount Macedon (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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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