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Mimis, The

Australia (MIFF 2007, Shorts with Features)

Director: Dave Jones

The Mimis is a Dhuwa story that is told in Dalabon language in Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Despite all his efforts, a young boy finds he cannot hunt as well as his father. The boy sulkily wanders away, and discovers the Mimis.


D Dave Jones S Tom E. Lewis (Balang) & Michael Wagner P Domenic Friguglietti & Michael Wagner WS Australian Broadcasting Corporation TD video/col/2007/5mins

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