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

ACMI Identifier

34117

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australian theater

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Education

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - New South Wales - Sydney

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Youth

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Aboriginal Australian theater

Television

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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