• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002489

River of No Return

  • Repository National Film and Sound Archive
  • Reference 759093
  • Date Range 2008 - 2008
  • Description

    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 documentation associated with the production of the film held in the NFSA collection.

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