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DESERT PEOPLE

Australia, 1966 (MIFF 1968, Programme 1, G)

Director: Ian Dunlop

An investigation of the skills and techniques enabling the survival of two aboriginal families in the Western Desert, living in an eminently inhospitable environment This beautifully photographed document lecords the way of nomadic life before it vanishes completely.

Grand Prix, Padua Scientific Film Festival; Citation for Outstanding Merit, Australian Film Awards.

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