Last changed 15 February 2016

Motion pictures and video-recordings relating to the Warlmanpa

Ordered by year.

Send additions and corrections to the compiler, David Nash.  There are complementary bibliographies.

This listing focusses on films and videos produced for distribution. It does not include items in video serials such as NT Government's Aboriginal Video Magazine, Central Land Council's CLC Video Magazine, or CAAMA's Nganampa/Anwernekenhe.

For access or purchase inquiries, see Film Australia or Screen Sound.

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Walking in the sunlight, walking in the shadow. [motion picture] 1967. Department of the Interior: Australian Commonwealth Film Unit [production company]. Producer: Joe Scully. Cinematographer/Director of photography: Bruce Hillyard Director: Bob Kingsbury. Copyright contact: Film Australia. 51 min. : col.
NLA summary: Education and social integration of Northern Territory Aborigines. * filmed at Warrabri Native Settlement (now Alekarenge) * was NLA call number FLM <A10110127> D317 D285
Australian Broadcasting Commission. 1970. Missus of Banka Banka. film. sd. ; b&w. ; 28 min. A Big Country series.
AIATSIS Library summary: Banka Banka, a 1400 square mile cattle property in the central Northern Territory near Tennant Creek, and its Aboriginal community; executive producer, John Sparkes; director, John Cooper
A Shifting Dreaming. 1982. Bob Plasto (Producer and Director). Associate Producer Dr. David Millikan. [Television Film about Coniston killings, and the Kaititj/Warlpiri traditional land claim hearing.] Written by Bob Plasto and John Cribben. Research by Mal Anderson, Carolyn Newall. Narrated by Jack Thompson. 2 hours video (with commercials). Imago, in association with Endeavour. Broadcast on Nine Network, December 1982.
Kendon, Adam. 1984. Tennant Creek Sign Language. 13 Videocassettes (VHS): sd., col.  [Warumungu and Warlmanpa handsigns, demonstrated by senior women] * deposited at AIATSIS AV  KENDON_VIDEO_003
The Killing Times. [videorecording] Australia: Imago. 1985. 1 videocassette (VHS) 49 min. + teacher notes (1 folded leaf). Producer, director, Bob Plasto; script, John Cribbin, Robin Judge, Bob Plasto. Distributed by Video Education Australasia.
NLA summary: Presents a dramatisation of the Coniston Massacre in August 1928, when seven white Australians murdered at least 31 members of the Walpiri people. Reconstructs, using transcripts, the 1929 federal inquiry into what was the last large scale massacre of Aborigines in Australia, and shows its contemporary relevance as Walpiri people who were scattered and driven off their land are given the opportunity to prove to the Aboriginal Land Commission their right to return and live where they were born. [was NLA call number  FLM <A12038067> H1747]
Fire in the Mind. No.5 in the series Voice of the Planet. Produced & directed by Jeremy Hogarth, for Maryland Public Television and ABC Natural History Unit. * includes segment based on approx. 3.5 hours recorded 29-30 June 1988 at Palparti, 170km west of Tennant Creek
Warlpiri Pulka Pulka. Senior Traditional Owners of the Tanami Desert. Tennant Creek. 1995. [videorecording] Box note: "In January 1995 a meeting was organised by the Central Land Council at the request of the male senior traditional owners of the Tanami. Here men from Willowra, Yuendumu, Lajamanu, Nyirrpi, Alekarenge [sic] and Tennant Creek speak about Jukurrpa." [organised by Derek Elias] Alice Springs: CLC Land Tenure.
Bush School. Storyline Australia slot. Premieres on SBS TV, 8:30pm, Thursday 28 September, 2006. Writer/producer/director: Bryan Duffy, Editor: Brian Semple, Composer: Abigail Hatherley * DVD available for purchase Product Code 6SBBS from Marcom Projects * Colin and Sandra Baker at Warrego School, and Mangarlawurru community
Natalie Craig, reviewer. Bush School. The remarkable success story of the Northern Territory's Warrego School. Sydney Morning Herald September 27, 2006. * review of Bush School
Bushcraft & Bush Medicine. Wirrkali. 5min 19sec
Camera: Janine Lane and Valencia Dickenson. Talent: Louie Martin, Susan Nelson, Doris Kelly. Translator: Gladys Brown. Producer or Facilitator: Kim Webeck. Copyright CLC * spoken Warlmanpa, and handsigns, with English subtitles
Handing Down Knowledge: Intergenerational Transfer of Indigenous Ecological Knowledge (IEK) – Southern NT 2008-2010. Interactive DVD-Rom showcasing projects. Alice Springs: Central Land Council. * contains an audio-visual record of 44 of the 49 projects supported by the Handing Down Knowledge Intergenerational Transfer of Indigenous Ecological Knowledge (IEK) Program across the southern region of the Northern Territory * includes '46 Warlmanpa and Warumungu Women's Plant Project', 5min video complied by Kim Webeck and others
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 1996 David Nash