Nerida Anderson, 1939

Australia, 1982

TV show
A still image from Nerida Anderson, 1939

Episode number 3 of Series “Women of the sun (A)”.
Part Three of a series which presents events that occurred to four different aboriginal women at different periods in time. Set in 1939, this episode examines attempts by Nerida Anderson and her family to improve conditions on the Aboriginal Reserve where they live. Such attempts and displays of independence outrage the manager. He has Nerida and her family tried for treason. Realising a no-win situation, the entire population of the reserve pack their belongings and leave.

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Credits

director

Stephen Wallace

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

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324078

Language

English

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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