Women of Utopia

Australia, 1984

Film
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Episode of Series “On the job (A)”.
With jokes and good humour, the Aboriginal women of Utopia cattle station show how they make their beautiful and exotic batik fabrics. Some of the women featured are Emily Ngwarai, Gloria Pitjara, Rosie Kunoth and Myrtle Pitjara. Also shows gathering/hunting of food and the cooking of it. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

director
producer

Elisabeth Knight

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:18:45:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Appears in

On the job (A)

Group of items

On the job (A)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33835

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Women

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Aboriginal Australians - Business enterprises

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile printing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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