Maydina the shadow 1890's

Australia, 1982

TV show
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Episode number 2 of Series “Women of the sun (A)”.
Part Two of a series which presents events that occurred to four different aboriginal women at different periods in time. This episode examines the life of Maydina and her half-caste daughter on a church mission run by a self-appointed guardian at the turn of the century. Follows her struggle to return to a tribal existence and her efforts to prevent her daughter being taken away from her by the mission guardian.

Credits

director

David Stevens

producer

Bob Weis

production company

Channel 0\28

Generation Films

Language

English

Duration

00:55:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35863

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Removal

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Drama

Historical films

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

Television

Television → Mini-series

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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