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Deadly yarns 4 : Indigenous short films.

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Record Number 13811
Location DVD DEA
Title Deadly yarns 4 : Indigenous short films. [DVD]
Published Civic Square, A.C.T. : Ronin Films, 2009.
Collation 1 videodisc (ca. 34 min.) (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Deadly yarns
General Note "Five short films made by indigenous Western Australians" -- Cover.
Developed and produced with the assistance of Film & Television Institute WA, The Government of Western Australia, Screen West..
"Approved for use by educational institutions and community organisations for non-commercial purposes only" -- Back cover.
DVD.
Contents Note Mabuji -- My nan & the Yandi -- George & the Ngurrungu -- Culture clash -- Music men.
Mabuji / writer/director Tyson Mowarin, producer Robyn Marais (5.09 mins.) -- My man & the Yandi / writer/director Denise Groves, producer Jennifer Gherardi (7.40 mins) -- George & the Ngurrungu / director/writer David Chesson, producer Paul Roberts (6.33 mins.) -- Culture clash / director/writer Dennis Simmons, producer, Danielle Giles (8.03 mins.) -- Music men / director/writer Jub Clerc, producer Eileen Torres (7.13 mins.).
Summary Note Mabuji : The legend of a ghost stockman that appears to the stockmen of today whenever they rear cattle. Its about the importance of our ancestors and how their presence is often felt long after they have passed on. My nan & the Yandi : Amy Dhu is on of few remaining Indigenous women who can Yandy. This documentary is a tribute to her and the women who used this skill to keep their families fed during the decade long 1946 Pilbara Strike. George & the Ngurrungu : A story by Bunaba elder George Brooking and his strange encounter with a peculiar animal. Culture clash : Bill & Jaedon Smith are an active father & son team until Jaedon receives a old gamebox at a garage sale. Nothing can get between Jaedon and the gamebox until Bill realizes the gamebox is possessed by a spirit taking over his son's soul. Cousin Les steps in to help him out. What follows is a farce as Les brings 2bob the spiritual healing rapper to the house. In trying to rescue Jaedon, Les & 2bob end up being rescued themselves. Music men : Daniel & David are two musically gifted boys, much like their ancestors, also named Daniel & David. A doco about the similarities between the two generations and how their talents and traits live on through the younger generation.
Target Audience Classification : Exempt (For educational use only). Ronin recommends for general exhibition.
System Details Note DVD Region All ; PAL.
Topical Term Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians in motion pictures
Motion picture producers and directors -- Western Australia
Added Corporate Name Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Film and Television Institute (W.A.)
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