Two laws. Part 1. Police times (A)

Australia, 1981

Film
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Part 1 of a 4-part innovative film entitled “Two laws” which deals with the Borroloola people’s struggle for the recognition of Aboriginal law. This part looks at Borroloola in the 1930’s, dramatically reconstructing a conflict there between Aboriginal people, new white settlers and police in 1933. The other parts of the film are: “Welfare times”, “Struggle for our land” and “Living with two laws”.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Alessandro Cavadini

Carolyn Strachan

production company

Australian Film Commission

Alessandro Cavadini

Carolyn Strachan

Duration

00:37:12:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38052

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Attitudes

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Civil rights

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legal status, laws, etc.

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Treatment

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Borroloola (N.T.)

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

History → Historical re-enactments

Places → Borroloola (N.T.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Master

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