Kimberley: Wandjina country

Australia, 1988

Film
Kimberley: Wandjina country thumbnail image.

Episode number 3 of Series “Australian wilderness series”.
Part three of a series of six documentaries that examine the wilderness areas of Australia. Belinda Wright and Stanley Breeden are naturalists and photographers who work for the National Geographic Society. As they become fascinated with the “Wandjina” rock paintings, the viewer also gains some insight into the deep, spiritual relationship the Aboriginal people have with the land. A Teacher’s guide accompanies the video.

Credits

director

David Morgan

producer

John Richardson

production company

Kestrel Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:40:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35667

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia, Central

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kimberley (W.A)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rock paintings

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Australia, Central

Places → Kimberley (W.A)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

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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