Eora corroboree

Australia, 1985

TV show
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Episode number 1 of Series “Black futures (A)”.
For 40,000 years, the Aboriginal people of Australia had a rich and diverse culture, which sprang from and reflected their way of life and beliefs. Their culture was not written, but spoken, sung and performed. Since the coming of white man their culture has very nearly been destroyed. Aboriginal playwright, screenwriter and director Bob Merritt believes that a resurgence of Aboriginal culture is possible and in 1984 set up the Eora Centre for the Visual and Performing Arts in Redfern to offer young Aboriginals a comprehensive education in their traditional arts. Looks at the role of the Eora Centre and interviews some of its teachers and students.

Credits

co-director

Barbara A. Chobocky

Yuri Sokol

Michael Le Moignan

producer

Michael Le Moignan

production company

Corroboree Films

Language

English

Duration

00:58:39:00

Colour

Colour

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