The Emu and the sun

Australia, 1990

Film

An animated film based on an Aboriginal legend about how emus became wingless birds and how sunlight came to earth.

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Credits

producer/director

John Skibinski

Duration

00:08:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324549

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Animals & Wildlife → Emus

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-1 Digital File - 2MB Rate; Copy

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