Return to the dreaming (A)

Australia, 1973

Film
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Episode of Series “The Australian ark”.
Yirrawala, the great Aboriginal painter, takes his two sons who have grown up in the white man’s world back into Arnhem Land in an attempt to find the sacred caves and art galleries of his tribe. During the journey Yirrawala makes a bark painting in the traditional way and we see cave paintings never before recorded.

Credits

director

Cecil Holmes

producer

Robert Raymond

production company

Opus Films

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38025

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Sacred sites (Australian Aboriginal)

Aboriginal Australia → Yirawala, 1894-9176

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australian artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australians - Painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rock paintings

Crafts & Visual Arts → Yirawala, 1894-9176

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

People → Yirawala, 1894-9176

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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