The Resource Quest for Country : Original colour film, created by Rachel Perkins

Quest for Country : Original colour film, created by Rachel Perkins

Label
Quest for Country : Original colour film
Title
Quest for Country : Original colour film
Statement of responsibility
created by Rachel Perkins
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Quest for Country is the premier episode of the 'From Spirit to Spirit' series. It documents the spiritual catharsis of one Aboriginal man from an urban environment returning to his country and his people
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perkins, Rachel
Credits note
Director, Michael Riley; Writer, Michael Riley
Date of event
1992-1993
Information about documentation
  • Not yet auditioned
  • Interim Finding Aid created
  • Post production script and a broad summary of material in the rushes has been deposited and filed in the documentation folder.
  • Program masters of the entire documentary series have been deposited. See V09396_1-52.
  • Quest for Country was shot on 16mm and Super 8 and telecined onto nine Betacams. See V09397_1-9.
Label
Quest for Country : Original colour film, created by Rachel Perkins
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies
  • This collection was donated under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme
  • "From Spirit to Spirit" is a project of thirteen half hour documentaries made as an international co-production in 1993 to commemorate the Year of the World's Indigenous People. It was commissioned by SBS and screened in Canada, New Zealand and Scandanavia. The Australian episodes 'Quest for Country', 'From the Bush' and 'Mungo Lady' were produced by Rachel Perkins for Blackfella Films. The directors of the three Australian episodes were Michael Riley, Marie Bennett and Rachel Perkins
  • The twelve episodes are as follows: Quest for Country; Gathering Threads; Renaissance; Rockets and Reindeer; From the Bush; Generation 2000; Dreamspeakers; Vanishing Frontiers; Mungo Lady; Making Waves; Those Who Know; Mari's Music; James Bay
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
radcontent
Dimensions
16 mm
Extent
2 film reels (approximately 2 hours 30 min., approximately 5400 ft.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Rachel Perkins;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Registration documentation notes 8 x 16 mm reels were deposited; however only 2 reels have been located (currently being preserved).
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
PERKINS_R001 (FC00842_1-2)
Terms governing use
  • Copyright restrictions may apply
  • AIATSIS Audiovisual Archive holds viewing copies
Label
Quest for Country : Original colour film, created by Rachel Perkins
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies
  • This collection was donated under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme
  • "From Spirit to Spirit" is a project of thirteen half hour documentaries made as an international co-production in 1993 to commemorate the Year of the World's Indigenous People. It was commissioned by SBS and screened in Canada, New Zealand and Scandanavia. The Australian episodes 'Quest for Country', 'From the Bush' and 'Mungo Lady' were produced by Rachel Perkins for Blackfella Films. The directors of the three Australian episodes were Michael Riley, Marie Bennett and Rachel Perkins
  • The twelve episodes are as follows: Quest for Country; Gathering Threads; Renaissance; Rockets and Reindeer; From the Bush; Generation 2000; Dreamspeakers; Vanishing Frontiers; Mungo Lady; Making Waves; Those Who Know; Mari's Music; James Bay
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
radcontent
Dimensions
16 mm
Extent
2 film reels (approximately 2 hours 30 min., approximately 5400 ft.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Rachel Perkins;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Registration documentation notes 8 x 16 mm reels were deposited; however only 2 reels have been located (currently being preserved).
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
PERKINS_R001 (FC00842_1-2)
Terms governing use
  • Copyright restrictions may apply
  • AIATSIS Audiovisual Archive holds viewing copies

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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