Kakadu: Land of the Crocodile

Australia, 1986

Film
Kakadu: Land of the Crocodile thumbnail image.

Episode number 2 of Series “Australian wilderness series”.
Wilderness is increasingly recognised as a scarce and vital commodity worldwide. In this video, Part 2 in a series of 6 documentaries, Val Plumwood, environmental philosopher and writer returns to Kakadu, where she was the victim of a terrible crocodile attack. Set against the steamy, intensely beautiful, backdrop of Kakadu National Park viewers share her thoughts on wilderness and wildlife. Accompanied by a Teacher’s Guide.

Credits

writer

David Greig

director
producer

John Richardson

production company

Kestrel Films (Australia)

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

Group of items

Australian wilderness series

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300817

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Crocodiles

Animals & Wildlife → Plumwood, Val

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness areas - Northern Territory

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness areas - Northern Territory

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

People → Plumwood, Val

Places → Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

DVD; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/79844--kakadu-land-of-the-crocodile/ |title=Kakadu: Land of the Crocodile |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=26 October 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}