Man Without Pigs

Australia, 1990

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

John Waiko is the first Papua New Guinean to reach the status of professor. After receiving his doctorate from the Australian National University he travelled back to his village on the Gira River to celebrate, taking with him a film crew and Hank Nelson, his academic supervisor. The film documents his struggle to perform the required ritual correctly.

Credits

producer/director

Chris Owen

production company

Australian National University. Research School of Pacific Studies

Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies

Language

English

Duration

00:59:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37482

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Papua New Guinea - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

MPEG-1 Digital File - 2MB Rate; Copy

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81610--man-without-pigs/ |title=Man Without Pigs |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=25 January 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}