The discovery of a stunning Aboriginal rock art site in Arnhem Land sparks world attention and an intrepid journey by a group of Aboriginal elders and an international team of archaeologists to uncover the site’s ancient secrets.
Their findings change history as we know it and set in motion a race to balance the site’s preservation with the threats of growing exposure to the outside world.
When hundreds of paintings are found at a sandstone cave in a remote corner of Australia, it sparks world attention. The monumental discovery sets in motion one women’s journey to connect to her ancestors and her homeland, a place she never knew. It also captures the attention of a group of art specialists and scientists, who respond to her call for help and travel across the globe to uncover the cave’s ancient secrets. Their findings change world history and trigger a race to protect the paintings and their rocky home from myriad threats, both natural and man-made.