Walking in the sunlight, walking in the shadow

Australia, 1971

Film
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Education and social integration of Northern Territory Aborigines. Considers the position of the Aboriginal in Australia, particularly in the Northern areas when the great bulk of the native population is located. The average Australian read about his plight in the newspaper and he sees programmes on television, but how is the situation viewed in the Northern Territory? Includes interviews with those involved and scenes of contemporary Aboriginal life.

Credits

director

Bob Kingsbury

producer

Joe Scully

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:58:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30187

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Education

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Acculturation

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Acculturation

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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