What Happened at Arnhem Land When the Vessel Arrived?
Words cannot describe the moment the vessel appeared on the horizon. Tears, emotions, joy, sadness, reflection and emotions that were indescribable. The entire community and five clans came out to the beach to welcome the Makassans on to their land. What was captured on camera are some of the most sensational images, cinematography and footage yet to be documented on film.
It was a celebration of the past and hope for the future. The clans that came on the day were dressed in their colours as they made their way to the beach. The onlookers were in their thousands. There are about 5 breathtaking stories captured within this feature documentary that tells the story of history so many are proud to be part of.