South West Tasmania: The Gliders

Australia, 1986

Film

Episode number 4 of Series “Australian wilderness series”.
The sheer challenge of remote wilderness is shown in this spectacular program which is Part 4 in a series of 6 documentaries, of a group’s arduous trek to Federation Peak with the aim of hang gliding from the summit. Young and old participate in the trek and viewers share the thoughts, inspiration and differing goals of the group.

Credits

producer

John Richardson

production company

Kestrel Film Productions

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

Group of items

Australian wilderness series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300815

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Federation Peak (Tas.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness areas - Tasmania

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness areas - Tasmania

Documentary

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hang gliding

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hiking

Places → Federation Peak (Tas.)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

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