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The Sharkcallers of Kontu [videorecording] / directed and produced by Dennis O'Rourke.

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The Sharkcallers of Kontu [videorecording] / directed and produced by Dennis O'Rourke.

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VB5847

Record identifier

74VKmkjLx083

The Sharkcallers of Kontu [videorecording] / directed and produced by Dennis O'Rourke.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKmkjLx083

The Sharkcallers of Kontu [videorecording] / directed and produced by Dennis O'Rourke.

Full title

The Sharkcallers of Kontu [videorecording] / directed and produced by Dennis O'Rourke.

Publisher

[Canberra?] : O'Rourke & Associates ; Lindfield, NSW : Film Australia [distributor], c1982.

Alternative title

Shark callers of Kontu.

Call Numbers

VB5847

Record Identifier

74VKmkjLx083

Language

Papiamento

English

(Language of summary)

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

1 videocassette (VHS) (54 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.Photography, Dennis O'Rourke, Chris Owen; film editor, Stewart Young.

Publication information

Publisher

[Canberra?] : O'Rourke & Associates ; Lindfield, NSW : Film Australia [distributor], c1982.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

Shows scenes of the shark callers of Kontu Island, juxtaposed with the activities of the islanders. Shark calling now is a dying ritual, while the traditional culture of the island is threatened by western values.

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Full title

The Sharkcallers of Kontu [videorecording] / directed and produced by Dennis O'Rourke.

NOTES

General note

Title and credits in English. Spoken introduction in English. Indigenous dialogue with English subtitles.

Produced in association with the Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies and with the Australian Film Underwriters Pty. Ltd.

Colour recording system: PAL.

"FP91715" -- container.

Date Published

c1982.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Date Copyright

c1982.

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

VB5847

Record Identifier

74VKmkjLx083

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKmkjLx083

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MMS ID

991020672439702626

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