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

Keith Gow

producer

Elisabeth Knight

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:18:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33835

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

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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