The 2001 australian television show bush mechanics displayed bush mechanic skills used by a group of indigenous men from warlpiri country as they travelled through the rugged central region of australia. These bush mechanics dont need a garage or any fancy tools to get this abandoned car up and running. Bush mechanics is a 2001 television documentary series directed by david batty and produced by the warlpiri media. A bush mechanic, in australian parlance, is someone who uses unorthodox techniques and readily available materials to build or fix mechanical problems. White water tv series see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. Display as images display as list make and model make and year year category importancerole date added new ones first episode appearance ep. In the old days, jungala would have traded bush tobacco for the valuable shells. In each episode, the bush mechanics who come from the remote warlpiri community of yuendumu are presented with a new set of challenges catching a car thief, getting a nephew out of jail, racing to an outback rock concert and travelling thousands of miles to gather pearl shells for a rainmaking ceremony. The bush mechanic promotes competent behaviour and has a strong emphasis on practical knowledge and wisdom instead of technical skills. With over 7,000 hours of the worlds best dramas, comedies, sports and news programs available on demand, we bring the world to you. From bush welding to busted radiators, watch as our bush mechanics use all their skills to hold their 4wds together. After the runaway success of the original documentary bush mechanics, this short series was created at the bequest of film australia. In each episode, the bush mechanics are faced with a new set of challenges and a host of mechanical problems, which they solve with inventive bush repair techniques. This is a fantastically warming, funny, moving and even maddening series of four shows produced in 2001.
Bush mechanics exhibition on the adelaide show podcast episode youve probably seen bush mechanics. Bush mechanics episode 1 esl worksheet by dcalleja. It covers viewing, speaking, listening and writing outcomes. This offbeat series follows the exploits of the bush mechanics, a group of engaging aboriginal characters who travel through central australia in each episode, the bush mechanics who come from the remote warlpiri community.
Combining adventure, magic realism and a distinctive brand of indigenous humour, bush mechanics the series provides an insight into both contemporary and traditional aboriginal. A blend of documentary and drama with anecdotes of life in the bush, each of the four episodes illuminates a particular aspect of warlpiri life from gathering bush tucker and living in a humpy to. Jack faces the prospect of losing jess forever, while matts pilgrimage into the desert proves fateful when he encounters a couple of bush mechanics. Plot of episode 1 season 1 bbc tv series sherlock a stydy in pink level.
Combining adventure, magic, realism and a distinctive brand of humour, bush mechanics provided an insight into both contemporary and traditional aboriginal culture. Codirector francis jupurrula kelly is indigenous, but david batty is not. Episode 1 of the classic australian doco series comically detailing the relationship between remote aboriginal people and their clapped out cars. Bush mechanics is a 2001 television documentary series directed by david batty and produced by the warlpiri media association, featuring an indigenous australian take on motor mechanics.
There are elements of vocabulary extension and comprehension in this activity. Apparently the methods of the bush mechanics are sometimes not really serious, as some viewers comment that. The right tools, a few spares and a little luck can shift the odds of. Watch your favourite programs in full screen at a time that suits you.
In each episode, the bush mechanics from the remote warlpiri community of yuendumu are presented with a new set of challenges catching a car thief, getting a nephew out of jail, racing to an outback rock concert and travelling thousands of miles to gather pearl shells for a rainmaking ceremony. This offbeat series follows the exploits of a group of young aboriginal men as they travel across the central desert in their clappedout cars. Can our bush mechanics keep them going as they drive through bonnetdeep water, have reverse tugowars, and simply put them through hell. None of them owns a vehicle, so they resurrect a derelict car, load it up with band gear and hit the road.
The bush mechanics hacked the roof off with an axe and tied it to the back, creating a makeshift trailer to carry their band equipment. The dakota boys put together a team of intrepid divers, mountaineers and bush mechanics to go where no miner has ever managed to explore the depths of freezing plunge pools in white water rapids that have only recently become accessible. David batty and francis jupurrula kelly were the joint directors of the 1998 bush mechanics episode. Lets talk about tools, the bush mechanics essentials. Although their nephew walter has done his time in jail, he still must be brought back to the community to face aboriginal law.
In each episode, the five bush mechanics from the remote community of yuendumu are presented with a new set of challenges catching a car thief, getting a nephew out of jail, racing to an outback rock concert, and travelling thousands of miles to gather pearl shells for a rainmaking ceremony. On their way home, the bush mechanics try to appease an eerie nighttime spirit who visits walter in his dreams. During the filming of the final episode, just two days into the epic drive of the ngapa car to broome, the gearbox blew up. This offbeat series follows the exploits of the bush mechanics, a group of engaging aboriginal characters, as they travel through central australia. Misfit garage features four mechanics who have all done business with richard rawlings gas monkey garage and join.
The bush mechanics form a rock band and their first paying gig is a halfdays drive away now they just have to get there. Season 3 episode 1 three mischievous aboriginal boys and their cousin jedda always followed by their dingo puppy snowy, go exploring and investigate new and exciting mysteries in the aussie bush. The bush mechanics textbook is learning enacted where in thinking and doing are braided together in. Combining adventure, magic realism and a distinctive brand of indigenous humour, this. Bush mechanics, miniseries, 2001 pictures provided by. Conversations in bush mechanics are in warlpiri with english subtitles. Both men had been involved in the establishment of caama in alice springs in the 1980s. In 2001 the tv series bush mechanics captivated its audience with a mix of comedy. Discuss the episode and answer the questions on the worksheet. The series is about a group of fearless divers, mountaineers, and bush mechanics who go to the depths of freezing pools in white waterfalls that have recently become available.
None of them own a vehicle, so they resurrect a derelict car, load it up with band gear and hit the road. Watch these austrailian bush mechanics fix up an old car. The ej holden is fondly remembered from the first episode. In each episode the five bush mechanics from yuendumu are faced with a new set of challenges and a host of mechanical problems, which they solve with inventive bush repair techniques. Watch full episodes, get behind the scenes, meet the cast, and much more. The bush mechanics travel to alice springs to collect their nephew from jail and wind up having their own brush with the law. Breakdowns happen, and no amount of the preventative maintenance can completely rule them out. Home series bush mechanics official order season 1 episode 1 motorcar ngutju good motorcar the bush mechanics form a rock band and their first paying gig is a halfdays drive away now they just have to get there. Bush mechanics ej holden ej holden after having its roof chopped off, from bush mechanics, episode one ford zf fairlane featuring ngapa jukurrpa water dreaming designs original plasticine figures used in the bush mechanics 2015 claymation, to show original cast members who are deceased, for those who cannot view the series for cultural reasons. This is bush mechanics original by rebel films on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Combining adventure, magical realism and a distinctive brand of indigenous humour, this off beat series follows the exploits of an engaging group of aboriginal characters as they travel through central australia. Pages businesses medianews company abc news videos top five bush mechanics moments.
December 1st, 2019 coastlines of the cape episode 1 now on unleashed. Nothing will stop these guys theyll dive in raging torrents with a sixinch suction dredge where one wrong move could have deadly consequences. Rainmakers, the with the country in the grip of severe drought, the bush mechanics are summoned by the rainmaker jungala to go to broome in search of rainmaking pearl shells. Stream alaskan bush people free with your tv subscription. This episode follows the five bush mechanics as they bounce along rough bush tracks, occasionally encountering jupurrula, the magic mechanic who helps them overcome their various car catastrophes with his bush ingenuity. Frontline unfolds the saga of the invasion of iraq in a twopart series. After a series of breakdowns and clever repairs, the roof of the car caved in. Broken axles, snapped wheel studs or bent tie rods can quickly stop you in your tracks. Like some bush tucker man or something, but with cars. Exemplar project principle global applications learning from the doing of the bush mechanic is captured and preserved in exemplar projects. Stars erik thomson, jessica napier and simon burke.1377 654 1491 727 987 442 1173 1288 762 1017 483 1025 790 163 980 1374 63 1447 1472 382 716 84 756 1070 525 1052 1295 1231 372 1495 399 1472 799 594 930 1400 241 496 475 1167 751 78 154 55 400 695 754 1016 868