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Australian film trailer launched on Oprah's website
A documentary film being made about an Aboriginal tribe in Australia's Northern Territory is being showcased on Oprah's website, following her visit to the country last December.
Last December, Spirits in the Stone filmmakers Emma Masters and Adrian Buitenhuis assisted the Jawoyn Association to take 14 Oprah audience members to visit Gabarnmung as part of Oprah's Ultimate Adventure in Australia.
ABC 105.7FM - January 19, 2011 - Studio interview with producer/director Emma Masters
Drive with Vicki Kerrigan
ABC 105.7FM - May 2010 - Studio interview with producer/directors Emma Masters and Adrian Buitenhuis
Mornings with Leon Compton
ABC 105.7FM – April 2010 - Interview with producer/director Adrian Buitenhuis
ABC TV Current Affairs "Stateline", 5 November 2010 (by Emma Masters)
Archaeologists have found evidence that Aboriginal people were world leaders in making stone tools. A piece of stone axe uncovered in a dig in Arnhem Land is estimated to be 35,500 years old. http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2010/11/05/3058831.htm
ABC TV News, June 1, 2010 (by Emma Masters)
Paleontologists say an Aboriginal rock painting found in the Northern Territory depicts a 40,000-year extinct bird, making it possibly the oldest rock painting in Australia and the world. http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2010/06/01/2915535.htm
(Note: this painting is located less than 10 kilometres from Gabarnmung)
Mega fauna cave painting could be Australia's oldest
Treasure-trove of Aboriginal rock art rediscovered
ABC TV Current Affairs "Stateline", 5 October 2009 (by Emma Masters)
When an Aboriginal elder revealed two secret rock art sites near NT home, he never dreamt it would lead to the rediscovery of thousands of ancient paintings. http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2009/10/05/2704827.htm