The Resource Mourning for Mangatopi

Mourning for Mangatopi

Label
Mourning for Mangatopi
Title
Mourning for Mangatopi
Contributor
Director
Producer
Sponsoring body
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • aus
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A pukumani (bereavement) ceremony that is unique to the Tiwi community of Melville and Bathurst Islands. An old man organises the ceremony held for his dead son's spirit, the first full-scale ceremony of its kind to be performed for many years and possibly the last due to influences of European burial customs
Member of
Cataloging source
VCAV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, producer: Curtis Levy; photography: Oscar Scherl; editor: Ronda MacGregor; sound: Rick James; anthropological advisor: Maria Brandl; linguistic advisor: Charles Osborne
Dewey number
305.89915
Intended audience
Rated: Exempt (for educational use only) ; Ronin recommends: Parental guidance.
Language note
In English narration and Tiwi language with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Narrator: John Gaden
Runtime
53
Series statement
The AIATSIS collection
Technique
live action
Label
Mourning for Mangatopi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Ronin Films wishes to advise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that this film may contain images and voices of deceased people"--Container
  • Additional resource: the DVD includes a short interview with director, Curtis Levy (recorded in July 2013), about the making of the film
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055135076
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD-video (approximately 53 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, colour
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)917220883
System details
PAL; Region all
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mourning for Mangatopi
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Ronin Films wishes to advise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that this film may contain images and voices of deceased people"--Container
  • Additional resource: the DVD includes a short interview with director, Curtis Levy (recorded in July 2013), about the making of the film
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055135076
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD-video (approximately 53 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, colour
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)917220883
System details
PAL; Region all
Video recording format
DVD

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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