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Brolga Song

Australia, 2007 (MIFF 2007)

Director: Suren Purera

Brolga Song is a Dhuwa story that is told in Rembarrnga language in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. A young boy, Gamarrang, spends his whole life searching for the spirits of his male ancestors - his father and grandfather.

D Suren Perera S Victor Hood (Gamarrang), Gordon Forrest (Balang) & Michael Wagner P Domenic Friguglietti & Michael Wagner WS Australian Broadcasting Corporation TD video/col/2007/5mins

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