The Resource Desert People

Desert People

Label
Desert People
Title
Desert People
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
  • This film is a shortened version of the ten part series "People of the Australian Western Desert" compiled to provide a glimpse of daily life of two Pintupi families (see FC00041_1-84)
  • Pintupi women including Gadabi are shown collecting grass seed; Djagamara, a Pintupi man, demonstrates the processes involved in the production of a stone-flake for his spear-thrower; Pintupi women including Gadabi are shown grind grass seed in preparation for the making of seed cake; a young Pintupi boy obtains water from a well; Pintupi man Minma, two young Pintupi boys and a young Pintupi girl are shown hunting a goanna; Pintupi man Minma is shown digging up of a bandicoot; two young Pintupi children are shown hunting small dragons; Pintupi man Minma burns spinifex; a young Pintupi boy is shown obtaining water from Tika Tika well; the families are shown cooking various foods including lizards on a fire
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
Credits note
Director, script, editor, commentator, Ian Dunlop; producer, John Martin-Jones; cinematographer and photographer, Richard Tucker; sound, Gordon Wraxall; advisors, Robert Tonkinson and Fred McCarthy; guide, Paul Porter Djarur [Djaruru?, Jararu?]
Date of event
1965-1966
Date time place
Filmed in
Information about documentation
  • See DUNLOP.I01.CS, DUNLOP.I02.CS, DUNLOP.I01.BW, DUNLOP.I01.BW and DUNLOP.I13.CS for related pictorial collections
  • Not auditioned
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Australian Commonwealth Film Unit
PerformerNote
Djagamara; Gadabi; Minma Djuburula
Place of event
Warburton and Digadiga (Tika Tika), Clutterbuck Hills and Gibson Desert, W.A.,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Label
Desert People
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
Digital access copies
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0002359
Dimensions
16 mm film, on approximately 15 in. reels
Extent
6 film reels (approximately 51 min., approximately 11239 feet)
Immediate source of acquisition
Film Australia
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Copy held at V03349
  • produced by Australian Commonwealth Film Unit for Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies; directed by Ian Dunlop
  • No form, production script, information sheets.
Other physical details
sound, black and white;
Stock number
AIAS_FILMAUSTRALIA_001 (FC00103_1-6)
Terms governing use
Copyright restrictions may apply
Label
Desert People
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
Digital access copies
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0002359
Dimensions
16 mm film, on approximately 15 in. reels
Extent
6 film reels (approximately 51 min., approximately 11239 feet)
Immediate source of acquisition
Film Australia
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Copy held at V03349
  • produced by Australian Commonwealth Film Unit for Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies; directed by Ian Dunlop
  • No form, production script, information sheets.
Other physical details
sound, black and white;
Stock number
AIAS_FILMAUSTRALIA_001 (FC00103_1-6)
Terms governing use
Copyright restrictions may apply

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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