Amy (A)

Australia, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Why can’t they be like we were?”.
Amy is a 16 year-old aboriginal girl from the country now living in Sydney. She faces many problems at school, in getting a job, and in the community because of her colour. Photography by Dean Semler.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Tom Manefield

director
Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Group of items

Why can't they be like we were?

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

000343

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Employment

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Youth

Aboriginal Australia → Race discrimination - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rural-urban migration - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Unemployment - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Race discrimination - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rural-urban migration - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment - Australia

History → Unemployment - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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