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Title Oh, what a blow that phantom gave me! : Edmund Carpenter / Media Generation.

Published [West Hills, CA] : Media Generation, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  11334    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (54 minutes) : sound, colour and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Notes Extra features include full text of the book: Oh, what a blow that phantom gave me! / by Edmund Carpenter.
Credits Filmmakers, John Bishop, Harald Prins ; photography-editing, John Bishop ; Papua New Guinea footage, Adelaide de Menil, Edmund Carpenter.
Performers Narration: Nicholas Hormann.
Summary The film takes its title from a 1972 book written by anthropologist Edmund Carpenter and explores the positive and negative ways in which media, and film in particular, interact with indigenous cultures. Carpenter and other filmmakers, including Adelaide de Menil, discuss interactions of media and culture in Papua New Guinea and the Canadian Arctic.
System notes DVD.
Other author Bishop, John Melville.
Prins, Harald E. L.
Hormann, Nicholas, 1944-
De Menil, Adelaide.
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011. Oh, what a blow that phantom gave me!
Media Generation (Firm)
Subject Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011. -- Interviews.
Indigenous peoples and mass media.
Indigenous peoples and mass media -- Papua New Guinea.
Indigenous peoples and mass media -- Arctic regions.
Visual anthropology.
Mass media -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Documentary films.
Variant Title Edmund Carpenter.