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Morning Star Painter

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1980, Programme 23)

Director: Curtis Levy

A film about a bark painter, Jack Wunuwun, and his community. Jack Wunuwun has established his own bush settlement for his people on their own land at Gamedi, north-east of Maningrida in Arnhemland. In portraying the life and art of Jack Wunuwun, Morning Star Painter shows how the cultural life of Aborigines is vital to their existence and identity.

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