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14:00, Thursday 28th June, Cosmo Rodewald

Director: Kim McKenzie (Australia)

Year: 2006

Run time: 38'

Location/Ethnic group: Arnhem Plateau, Northern Territory, Australia/ Kunwinjku

Language: In Bininj Kun-wok and English with English subtitles

Production/Distribution: Peter Cooke, Australian National University

Fragment's of the Owl's Egg

Wamud has come back to spend his remaining years on the remote Arnhem Plateau. It is half a century since he and his kin left their lands for the mission and towns of a changing world. He has returned to impart his knowledge both to a new generation and to scientists concerned with the ecology of this vast area. The Plateau is rich in rock art, mostly unrecorded. Wamud recalls from his youth a particular site – he remembers much about its glorious art, but less about its whereabouts. So begins a search as much through memory as through the extraordinary landscape.