Daintree: The Vanishing Rainforest

Australia, 1988

Film

Episode number 5 of Series “Australian wilderness series”.
This video is Part 5 in a series of 6 documentaries that examine the wilderness areas of Australia. A child returns from the future, a time when forests no longer exist and we see the rainforest and its most unusual inhabitants through her eyes. She grows to love the forest and cannot understand some of the things she sees happening. This is an imaginative and fascinating story which emphasises the delicate balance of nature, and how easily it can be destroyed. A Teacher’s guide accompanies the video.

Credits

director
producer

John Richardson

production company

Kestrel Films (Australia)

Duration

00:47:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Group of items

Australian wilderness series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35665

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Daintree (Qld.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rain forests - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Daintree (Qld.)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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

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