Maydina the shadow 1890's

Australia, 1982

TV show

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.

Where to watch/play

Available to watch on ACMI premises over WiFi for purposes of research and study

Credits

director

David Stevens

producer

Bob Weis

production company

Channel 0\28

Generation Films

Duration

00:55:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Appears in

Group of items

Women of the sun (A)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324077

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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

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

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