Two songs by Dougie Young

Australia, 1979

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An original recording of aboriginal singer Dougie Young singing two of his songs has been used as the basis of an animated film which attempts to draw the attention of whites to contemporary aboriginal issues. “They say it’s a crime” describes an Aboriginals encounter with white law, “The land where the crow flies backwards” describes a displaced aboriginal culture.

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Credits

producer

John Bird

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

director

Michael Buckley

Duration

00:07:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

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