Lo-Arna 1981

Australia, 1982

TV show

Episode number 4 of Series “Women of the sun (A)”.
Part Four of the “Women of the Sun” series which presents events that occurred to four different aboriginal women, at different periods in time. This episode is set in 1981 and examines the inner turmoil and insecurity of an 18 year old girl when her adoptive parents tell her she is not of French Polynesian descent, but is the daughter of an Aboriginal woman.

Where to watch/play

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

Credits

director

Geoffrey Nottage

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

324080

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Adoption

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Women

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Drama

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

Historical films

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

History → 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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