Foreigners

Australia, 1985

Film
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Episode of Series “Destination Australia: the migrant experience since 1788”.
One of a series of films that examines the history of immigration to Australia. In this film, “White Australians” give their opinions on the migrant influx, while Irish, Chinese, English and Turkish migrants relate instances of intolerance in Australia. They refer to situations of race, language or cultural difference and of economic pressure. In this film, social commentator Phillip Adams, academic Dinny O’Hearn and (former) RSL President Bruce Ruxton also make comments on matters relating to national identity.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:12:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33972

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Culture

Crafts & Visual Arts → Culture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Race relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions - 20th Century

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → White Australia Policy

History → Australia - History

Music & Performing Arts → Culture

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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