Chinese Diggers

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
A Prizewinner at the 31st International Film and TV Festival of New York this program looks at Australia’s attitude to Chinese Australians who wanted to join the Armed Forces to assist in the defence of Australia during the Second World War. In examining the stories of those interviewed a number of issues are brought to light. The video is accompanied by Teacher’s notes and workcards.

Credits

production company

SBS-TV

co-producer

Margaret Smith

Teck Tan

director
Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302742

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Chinese - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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