Language of Belonging
Wadu Matyidi

Language of Belonging - Wadu Matyidi
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Wadu Matyidi - A Time Long Gone Short Film
In this short animated film we're taken back to pre-contact times (early 1800s) when Adnyamathanha children of the Flinders Ranges were inspired, schooled and entertained by their interactions with 'country'.…
Who Are We - Inhaadi Utyu Ngarlpurla
We meet charming 13 year-old Ema; a student in the Inhaadi Adnyamathanha Ngawarla Class and narrator of the Wadu Matyidi documentaries. Ema introduces us to her family and the rest…
Walking Our Country - Yarta Mandaawi Widniarlpurla
In this documentary we travel with the Inhaadi Adnyamathanha Ngawarla class to Adnyamathanha yarta (country) where most of the class' ancestors have lived for thousands of years. Meeting and listening…
Telling Stories - Yarta Wandarlpurla
Stories are the theme of this documentary. What role have Dreaming stories played in Adnyamathanha culture? How do memories become stories? What are the elements of the original story created…
The Scary Beast - Antyi, Yamuti Yurdla Ya!
"Watch out, the Yamuti will get you!" This threat has been used for centuries to keep Adnyamathanha kids in line. Fear of the Yamuti is central in the Wadu Matyidi…
How to Bake an Animation - Animation Nguthaarlpurl
Taking an original short story in Aboriginal language and turning it into a state-of-the- art animated film has been a fascinating process. Not only were there unexpected technical challenges, but…

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