Central Australia: tracks in the sand

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “Australian wilderness series”.
Cartoonist Michael Leunig records his impressions of Alice Springs, Ayers Rock and the vast emptiness of the Simpson Desert. Viewers are privy to a special meeting of minds and cultures, when he shares a canvas on the sand with Aboriginal artist, Michael Nelson. Accompanied by a Teacher’s guide.

Credits

producer

John Richardson

production company

Kestrel Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:46:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35669

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia, Central

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australian artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cartoonists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Leunig, Michael, 1945-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Nelson, Michael (Michael Tjakamarra)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sandpaintings

People → Leunig, Michael, 1945-

People → Nelson, Michael (Michael Tjakamarra)

Places → Australia, Central

Sound/audio

Sound

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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