Two songs by Dougie Young. Dread beat and blood

Australia, 1979

Film
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Two Songs by Dougie Young (Melb., 1979, 7 min.): Aboriginal singer Dougie Young sings two of his songs as the basis of an animated film about aboriginal issues. “Dread Beat and Blood” (U.K., 1979, 47 min.): A unique combination of poetry, music and politics is portrayed in this film about black reggae musician Lindsay Kwesi Johnson.

Credits

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

Arts Council of Great Britain

producer

John Bird

producer/director

Franco Rosso

Duration

00:54:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015207

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

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

Music & Performing Arts → Johnson, Lindsay Kwesi

Music & Performing Arts → Rock music

People → Johnson, Lindsay Kwesi

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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