Things I call mine

Australia, 1989

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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
Immigrants from a variety of backgrounds talk about the personal belongings they brought with them, why they brought those particular items and the memories they evoke. The interviews are intercut with a dramatisation of a young woman arriving in a new country and arranging her personal possessions in her room.

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Credits

director

Mitzi Goldman

co-producer

Kay Donovan

Mitzi Goldman

production company

SBS-TV

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302859

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Emigration and immigration - Psychological aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Emigration and immigration - Psychological aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Personal property

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Personal property

People → Autobiographical memory

People → Immigrants

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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