Magicians of the Earth | 1988

Documentary
An examination of several ancient art forms. "The Giant Woman and the Lightning Man" examines the work of two distinct groups of Australian aboriginal artists, the desert ground painters and the forest bark painters ...more
Director: Philip Haas
Writers: Philip Haas
Stars: N/A

Company

Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou

Production Company

Methodact Ltd

Production Company

Synopsis

An examination of several ancient art forms. "The Giant Woman and the Lightning Man" examines the work of two distinct groups of Australian aboriginal artists, the desert ground painters and the forest bark painters. "Woman's Secret" introduces the work of Papua New Guinean painter Nera Jambruko. "Young Man's Dream" explores the hand-carved wooden tomb sculptures of southern Madagascar.

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