The Resource Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert

Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert

Label
Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert
Title
Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert
Contributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Summary
The Ngurrara people know their desert country - it's where they grew up. But to claim their native title they need to show their knowledge of the land in a way that makes sense to them and the visiting Native Title Tribunal. They decide to paint their country - on a massive scale. Seventy artists set to work on a specially made canvas measuring eight by ten metres. The richness, complexity and energy of the desert life are intertwined with this creative process and the story of the Ngurra land claim. The film culminates in the paintings first journey to Canberra. It goes on display while adults and children sing and dance around it in a celebration of their country and in anticipation of claiming it back. Director/writer/camera - David Batty Producer - Mankatja Arts Editor - David Batty
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Rebel Films in 1998
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Batty, David
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
26
Technique
live action
Label
Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert
Link
Instantiates
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
1120089
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)921960860
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1120089
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Jila: Painted Waters of the Great Sandy Desert
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
1120089
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)921960860
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1120089
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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