The Secret country: the first Australians fight back

United Kingdom, 1984

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According to John Pilger, “Australia is a secret country with a secret history.” This documentary looks at that history, the history of Australian First Nations peoples from the time of white settlement to the present, and reveals the extent of the cruelty and injustice inflicted upon them. The central issue throughout the film is the differing perspectives on the land and its uses, providing historical background to the present land rights movement and other areas of activism.

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producer/director

Alan Lowery

production company

Central Independent Television (UK)

Duration

00:50:00:00

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United Kingdom
Production dates
1984

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