The Resource Quest for Country Rushes : Blackfella Films production, produced by Rachel Perkins

Quest for Country Rushes : Blackfella Films production, produced by Rachel Perkins

Label
Quest for Country Rushes : Blackfella Films production
Title
Quest for Country Rushes
Title remainder
Blackfella Films production
Statement of responsibility
produced by Rachel Perkins
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Quest for Country is the premiere episode of the 'From Spirit to Spirit' series. It documents the spiritual catharsis experienced by one Aboriginal man from an urban environment returning to his country and his people
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
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 have been deposited and filed in the documentation folder. Footage calculations have been performed for the Betacam telecines of all film rushes. Camera report sheets are included in documentation. Film rushes are also included but are duplicated.
  • Eight original 16mm film reels were deposited however six are missing. See FC00842_1-2
Label
Quest for Country Rushes : Blackfella Films production, produced by Rachel Perkins
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Viewing copies not available ; not yet archived
  • 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
  • Quest for country was shot on 16mm and Super 8 film and telecined onto these nine Betacam cassettes
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
9 videocassettes (approximately 30min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Rachel Perkins;
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Program masters of the entire documentary series have been deposited. See V09396_1-52.
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
PERKINS_R001 (V09397_1-9)
Terms governing use
AIATSIS Audiovisual Archive holds viewing copies
Label
Quest for Country Rushes : Blackfella Films production, produced by Rachel Perkins
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection
Production
Note
  • Viewing copies not available ; not yet archived
  • 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
  • Quest for country was shot on 16mm and Super 8 film and telecined onto these nine Betacam cassettes
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
9 videocassettes (approximately 30min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Rachel Perkins;
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Program masters of the entire documentary series have been deposited. See V09396_1-52.
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
PERKINS_R001 (V09397_1-9)
Terms governing use
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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