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First Impressions

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Paul Barron, David Rapsey

The film documents Jorg Schmeisser's first impressions on the Pilbara Region. It covers the ideas, stages and techniques involved in the creation of his etchings.

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