The Resource Coming of Light Festival, produced by Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Media Association

Coming of Light Festival, produced by Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Media Association

Label
Coming of Light Festival
Title
Coming of Light Festival
Statement of responsibility
produced by Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Media Association
Subject
Summary
The Festival of Light began on July 1st 1871 when christian missionaries landed on Darnly Island; 160 year later the festival is still celebrated; this video shows archival footage from the Board of Missions film titled 'Islands of Light' and then shows dancing, singing and festivities of the present festival; several guests at the festival are interviewed about their feelings and reaction to the festival
Cataloging source
AIAS
Date of event
1991
Date time place
Filmed in
Information about documentation
Not auditioned
Place of event
Townsville, Qld.,
Label
Coming of Light Festival, produced by Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Media Association
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Not digitised ; no access copies
  • Copy held for the purposes of on-site research and study only
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0004971
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (41 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
TAIMA_001 (V02917_1)
Label
Coming of Light Festival, produced by Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Media Association
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Not digitised ; no access copies
  • Copy held for the purposes of on-site research and study only
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0004971
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (41 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
TAIMA_001 (V02917_1)

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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