Rushes are raw footage from a day’s shooting where the same scene is often repeated from various angles.
Saltwater crocodiles, or 'salties’, are the largest and most aggressive of all crocodile species.
The Star Theatre in Darwin at night. The cinema billboard advertises the world premiere of Charles Chauvel's Jedda, starring Ngarla Kunoth and Robert Tudawali, in January 1955.
Rolf de Heer talks about being invited by David Gulpilil to his country to make Ten Canoes (2006).
At a bush camp, Sue Charlton (Linda Kozlowski) is at first spooked by the quiet arrival of an Aboriginal man in face paint.
Director Ian Dunlop talks about working with cinematographer Dean Semler on the five-part Film Australia documentary The Djungguwan of Gurka'wuy filmed in 1976, about the Djungguwan ceremo
Director Ian Dunlop points out that every Djungguwan ceremony is unique.
Twelve Canoes paints a compelling portrait of the history, culture and place of the Yolngu people whose homeland is the Arafura Swamp of north-central Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
Lorrpu (John Sebastian Pilakui) dreams of when he and his friends were initiated, as Botj (Sean Mununggur) arrives back from three months in jail.
The clips in this collection draw on three longer films made in 1966, 1976 and 2002 about the Djungguwan ceremony in north-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.