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River of No Return

Title
River of No Return
Repository
National Film and Sound Archive
Reference
759093
Date Range
2008
Description

Documentary directed by Darlene Johnson. Frances Djulibing is a 42 year old mother of three who comes from the remote community of Ramingining in North East Arnhem land. Like many young girls, Frances always dreamed of being a movie star. Her journey from traditional tribal life to red carpets and awards ceremonies is unlike any other. It's a fascinating and unique story as Frances fights to overcome huge personal and cultural challenges. Yappa's Story is a story of change and transformation as Frances learns to move between the ancient life of the Yolgnu and modern world of the balanda.

There is a significant amount of documentary material related to the making of this film in the NFSA catalogue.

Formats
Tape
Access
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