Rolf de Heer talks about being invited by David Gulpilil to his country to make Ten Canoes (2006).
TGH (Ted) Strehlow was one of Australia's most eminent and controversial anthropologists.
Footage of Beagle Bay Mission. Historical black-and-white footage of Aboriginal children.
Historical footage of a plaster cast being made of an Aboriginal man’s face by anthropologists.
Historical news footage of Aboriginal girls removed from their families and being adopted by a white family as a result of the assimilation policies.
Michael Leahy’s photographs and footage show the highlanders surrounding and looking at a gramophone (with a 1930s recording of ‘Looking on the Bright Side of Life’ playing on the soundtrack).
Rolf de Heer oversees the construction of swamp canoes that will be used in the film Ten Canoes (2006). Summary by Romaine Moreton.
Against a backdrop of images of the Ramingining community, director Rolf de Heer talks about the unexpected problems in casting Ten Canoes (2006).
At a big gathering, people are stunned and grieving. Madang, one of Joe’s main adversaries regarding the plantations, has been killed.
In a wide shot, many highlanders are chanting and running through the grass with spears. Joe sits at home looking distraught. The Ganiga return to the village and attend to a wounded man.