The Last horizon

Australia, 1989

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Man on the rim series”.
Part 4: “The Feathered Serpent” - The Olmec, Toltec, Maya and Aztec cultures represent the highest achievement of American Indian society. This episode shows how these complex communities and their skills in architecture, sculpture and the arts. “The Last Horizon” The final episode in the greatest migratory movement in the history of the human race belongs to the Polynesians. Their epic voyages from Fiji and Tonga carried them to Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand and Easter Island. New sails appeared on the horizon from Europe breaking the isolation of the Pacific. Now, there is a new dawning of the Pacific Century.

Credits

production company

Quantum Films

producer

Anthony Buckley

Duration

02:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Man on the rim series

Group of items

Man on the rim series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324417

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of South America

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pacific Area

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Polynesians

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Aztecs

History → History

History → Mayas

Places → Pacific Area

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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