Warriors

Australia, 1985

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Rainbow serpent”.
Bob Maza and Eric Willmot, author of an unpublished novel on the exploits of Pemulwuy, who led resistance to the British colonisation of Australia, discuss the role that Pemulwuy and other Aboriginal warriors played in the early years of the British colony of Australia. Their guerrilla and confrontational tactics are contrasted with those of Bennelong, who sought some form of reconciliation. The program includes dramatised enactments of some of these events.

Credits

producer/director

Richard Guthrie

production company

Commonwealth Dept of Aboriginal Affairs

SBS-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

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