Getting better (A)

Australia, 1987

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Black futures (A)”.
The life expectancy of Australian Aborigines is twenty years less than white life expectancy. But things are changing. Aboriginal people are taking control of their own health care. They are trying to combine the best elements of Western medicine with traditional remedies.

Credits

co-director

Yuri Sokol

Larry Lucas

producer

Michael Le Moignan

production company

Australian Film Commission

Corroboree Films

Language

English

Duration

00:57:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34569

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Health and hygiene

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Medical care

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

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