Jul 18
Farewell to The Last Magician



'Farewell to The Last Magician'

Producer / Director

(1x30 mins)

NalmagicianNalubatau has passed away. Chief and the last keeper of magic in the Trobriand Islands, PNG, he was revered by his people for his wisdom and knowledge. The Catholic priest believes the chief's spirit will go to Heaven, not Tuma the traditional place of the dead.  Tradition is followed and this film documents the Trobriand Islanders extraordinary farewell to 'The Last Magician.'

Australian Film Commission