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Dreamings : the art of aboriginal Australia

Author: Jennifer IsaacsMichael RileyDenise HunterJanet BellFilm Australia (Organization)All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : First Run Icarus Films, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a journey to the scarred heartlands and lush mangroves of Australia to see traditional Aboriginal artists at work. Explores the meaning behind works of immense beauty, ranging from acrylic dot paintings of the Central Desert to cross hatched bark paintings and burial poles from Northern Australia.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Isaacs; Michael Riley; Denise Hunter; Janet Bell; Film Australia (Organization); First Run/Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 20949516
Language Note: In English and Australian languages with English subtitles.
Credits: Director of photography, Tony Wilson ; editor, Denise Hunter ; narrator, Lydia Miller ; music, John Patterson, Chris Townsend.
Performer(s): Lydia Miller.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Art of aboriginal Australia
Responsibility: Film Australia ; script, Jennifer Isaacs, Michael Riley, Denise Hunter ; director, Michael Riley ; producer, Janet Bell.

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This is a journey to the scarred heartlands and lush mangroves of Australia to see traditional Aboriginal artists at work. Explores the meaning behind works of immense beauty, ranging from acrylic dot paintings of the Central Desert to cross hatched bark paintings and burial poles from Northern Australia.

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