Skip to main content

VOICES IN THE FOREST

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1984)

Director: David Parer

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 retain their ancient rituals.

See also...

ANTARCTIC MAN: THIS IS NOT A PLACE FOR HUMANS

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 ... More »

Bird of the Thunderwoman

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 ... More »

Man the Killer - Man the Keeper

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 ... More »

DOUGLAS MAWSON - THE SURVIVOR

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 »

Closet Encounters

The Royal Wedding, and Darth Fraser's attempts to maintain the monarchy's grip over Australia. ... More »

Puppy Love

The story of a mentally-retarded boy who falls in love with the girl next door. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director