Item Details

Land of the Morning Star [videorecording]

Mark Worth, writer/director ; Film Australia ; produced with the assistance of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
The western half of the island of New Guinea has been known by many names including Netherlands New Guinea, West Papua, Irian Jaya and Papua. This documentary reveals the rich and turbulent history of a troubled country, swept up in the power-play of international politics. Using current and historical film clips, it highlights the role of the Netherlands, the United States, Australia, Indonesia and the UN at crucial points in the country's history. Includes interviews with exiled political leader Clemens Runaweri, among others.
Director
Mark Worth
Performers
Narrated by Rachel Griffiths.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
55 min.
Language
In English ; some passages in undetermined languages with English subtitles
Notes
  • VIdeocassette release of a 2003 production.
  • Letterboxed.
Variant Title
Turbulent history of West Papau
Local Notes
Titles purchased from Filmakers Library at the institutional rate come with public performance rights for non-commercial and educational exhibition when no admission fee is charged. (4/6/12)
Credits
Producer, Janet Bell ; editor, Stewart Young ; cinematographer, Philip Bull.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, Inc., c2003.
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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