Because They're Black

Australia, 1983

Film
A still image from Because They're Black

A series of revealing interviews with Aboriginal students show what pressures exist for them in a white racist society. Teachers, parents and teacher’s aides are also interviewed. A good discussion starter for all those involved in the education of Aboriginal students.

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Credits

director

Rosemary Burden

producer

Roy Wooding

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Education Dept, S A

Duration

00:42:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015686

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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