Director: David Parer
A record of physical and psychological stress experienced over three months by members of the International Biomedical Expedition. David Parer served the expedition as one man film maker,experimental guinea pig and back-up technician.
His "Douglas Mawson—The Survivor" won the Grand Prix at last year's Melbourne Film Festival.
In the Southern Highlands of Papua New ... Guinea the Wola people are preparing ... for a long awaited event which they call ... the “Sa”. Unlike the materialists of the ... West, the Wola accumu… More »
Australia owes its claim of 40% of Antarctic territory to Douglas Mawson, who led scientific expeditions to the Antarctic and was the first to identify uranium in Australia. ... During an expedition … More »
The delicate and spectacular plumes of the bird of paradise are items of wealth and decoration to the tribes of the Nuigini Highlands. Whilst adapting to 'modern development', the Highlanders ... ret… More »
Isolated in the vast expanse of the ... storm-swept Southern Ocean, Macquane Island is a life raft and sanctuary for millions of penguins, seals and flying birds that live off the rich Antarctic wate… More »