Make It Right (A)

Australia, 1988

Film
A still image from Make It Right (A)

An impressionistic account of the Prime Minister, Bob Hawke’s, 1988 visit to the Barunga Festival in remote Northern Territory. Thousands of Aboriginal people travel to this, the largest Aboriginal sports and cultural festival in Australia. In this particular year Mr. Hawke received a petition from the Aboriginal people for recognition of their rights, and in turn he pledged the drawing up of a treaty between black and white Australia. This treaty has yet to be made.

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Credits

production company

Inst of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Central and Northern Land Councils

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303332

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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