Black Australia (A)

Australia, 1990

TV show
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Episode number 13 of Series “Film Australia’s Australia”.
Film and video segments relevant to this topic have been selected with original footage accompanied by original soundtracks. This program represents aspects of Aboriginal culture in Australia, and focuses on Aboriginal identity. The program uses the unifying symbols found in what is now known as the Aboriginal flag. The three colours in the flag symbolise the Aboriginal way of perceiving: red (land and politics), black (identity and self determination), and yellow (art and spirituality). These three interlinked themes are explored in the film with a focus on stimulating deeper understanding by white Australia on Aboriginality, the attitudes of white Australians towards Aboriginal people, racism in Australia, both individual and institutional and the changes needed in attitude and action to achieve justice. Teacher’s Guide included. Presented by Annette Shun Wah. Suitable for upper secondary level.

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Credits

co-director

Darrell Sibosado

Michael Brogan

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:58:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Film Australia's Australia

Group of items

Film Australia's Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

313788

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Attitudes

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Government relations

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Rites and ceremonies

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Treatment

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Aboriginal Australia → Racism - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Australia - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Social aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures in ethnology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Motion pictures in ethnology

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Government relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Motion pictures - Social aspects

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

History → History

Television

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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