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Australia, 1976

Film
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Dramatised documentary by Alessandro Cavadini looking at the oppression of Aborigines by the administrators of the reserve on Palm Island, Queensland, through the Aborigines’ own improvised re-enactment of their abortive 1957 strike against conditions.

Credits

director

Alessandro Cavadini

producer

Carolyn Strachan

Language

English

Duration

00:51:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27625

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Civil rights

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Reserves

Aboriginal Australia → Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Strikes and lockouts

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

Places → Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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