The Resource Jandamarra's War

Jandamarra's War

Label
Jandamarra's War
Title
Jandamarra's War
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Subject
Summary
In Jandamarra's War we learn how in the 1890's European settlers arrive in the Kimberley, North West Australia, with vast herds of sheep and cattle, determined to make their fortune by feeding a rapidly growing population in the South. But the settlers soon discover they are amongst indigenous tribes, ready to fight the red-faced invaders who are occupying their land. This is the story of Jandamarra, an Aboriginal warrior, a Bunuba man, who led one of the most effective rebellions in the history of indigenous peoples' resistance to European colonisation. Following banishment from Bunuba society for breaking kinship rules, Jandamarra's attempts to assimilate into settler culture fail - he cannot accept the cruel and barbarous treatment of his people. Over 3 years he gains notoriety as a powerful yet illusive outlaw as he embarks on a guerilla war against vengeful pastoralists who are determined to punish and defeat the local tribes. In retribution for his actions Jandamarra is hunted down and finally killed at Tunnel Creek. His legend earns him both the admiration of his own people, and international notoriety. Director: Mitch Torres Awards: Winner Best Documentary under One Hour, AACTA Awards, 2011. Winner Best Docudrama and Best Biography, ATOM Awards, 2011. Winner, Silver Award for Dramatised Documentaries, Allan Collins, Australian Cinematographers Society Awards (WA), 2011. Nominated for Best Film, Deadly Awards, 2011. Nominated for Best Cinematography in a Documentary and Best Sound in a Documentary, AACTA Awards, 2011. Nominated for Blue Post Award for Best Editing in a Documentary, Lawrie Silvestrin, Australian Screen Editors Award, 2011. Nominated for Best Music in a Documentary, Ash Gibson Greig and Petris Torres, Screen Music Awards, 2011. Selected for Official Competition, FIFO (Pacific International Documentary Film Festival, 2012
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Electric Pictures in 2011
Language note
In English
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
56
Technique
live action
Label
Jandamarra's War
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Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1071694
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921956394
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1071694
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Jandamarra's War
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1071694
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921956394
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1071694
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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