Being True Blue

Australia, 1989

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
This documentary explores what it means to be an Australian citizen and just what a new citizen is welcome to. In interviews with historians, social planners and ordinary people, ‘Being True Blue’ looks behind the facade of the national anthem, the sports hero, the bushman and the other cheap barometers of identity.

Credits

producer/director

Kay Donovan

production company

Australia. Office of Multicultural Affairs

SBS-TV

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302619

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → National characteristics, Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → National characteristics, Australian

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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