My survival as an Aboriginal

Australia, 1978

Film

After being forced from their tribal grounds, the Murrowarri were dumped onto a tiny reserve on the fringe of a white town. In this film Essie Coffey, black activist and musician, shows the conflicts of living as an Aboriginal under white domination. This film is part of her effort to make her community proud of their black identity while struggling to survive.

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

producer

Alec Morgan

Martha Ansara

producer/director

Essie Coffey

production company

Goodgabah Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:49:05:00

Colour

Colour

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