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Birds and Billabongs
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directed by Charles Pearcy Mountford, 1890-1976; produced by Charles Pearcy Mountford, 1890-1976 (Sydney, New South Wales: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2015), 10 mins
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A record from the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition lead by anthropologist Charles P Mountford that explores the abundant birdlife and waterways of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Thousands of birds from around the world find sanctuary in the billabongs of Arnhem Land, feeding on the fish, insects an...
directed by Charles Pearcy Mountford, 1890-1976; produced by Charles Pearcy Mountford, 1890-1976 (Sydney, New South Wales: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2015), 10 mins
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First Contact, Episode 2
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directed by Dora Weekley, fl. 2009 and Ronan Sharkey, fl. 2009; presented by Ray Martin, 1944-; produced by Darren Dale, fl. 1997-2017 and Jacob Hickey, Blackfella Films, Film Victoria, Screen NSW, Special Broadcasting Service and Screen Australia, in First Contact (Australia: Special Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
The group arrives on Elcho Island where around 2,500 Aboriginal people live in some of the most deprived conditions in the western world. The six are shocked but in amongst the helplessness, there’s hope. Next in Alice Springs, Ray Martin directs the travelers to join a night patrol service which helps the drunk...
directed by Dora Weekley, fl. 2009 and Ronan Sharkey, fl. 2009; presented by Ray Martin, 1944-; produced by Darren Dale, fl. 1997-2017 and Jacob Hickey, Blackfella Films, Film Victoria, Screen NSW, Special Broadcasting Service and Screen Australia, in First Contact (Australia: Special Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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Awaken, Special From The Garma Festival 2016
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directed by John Lander, fl. 1987; produced by National Indigenous TV, in Awaken (Artarmon, New South Wales: National Indigenous TV, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins
Birthright: Stan Grant explores land, lore, economic prosperity and who really owns your backyard.
directed by John Lander, fl. 1987; produced by National Indigenous TV, in Awaken (Artarmon, New South Wales: National Indigenous TV, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins
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The Pilot's Funeral
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directed by Rose Hesp, fl. 1998; produced by Trevor Graham, 1954- and Denise Haslem, fl. 1979-2013 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
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When Adrian Wagg arrived in Arnhem Land in the 1970s, he fell in love with the place and its people, helping the Yolngu to build homes on their ancestral lands and establish their own airline. This moving documentary recounts the life of this gentle giant of a man. But more than this, it tells of the extraordinary...
directed by Rose Hesp, fl. 1998; produced by Trevor Graham, 1954- and Denise Haslem, fl. 1979-2013 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
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Losing a Language?
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produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975 and Timothy Read, fl. 1975; in Not to Lose You, My Language (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive), 5 mins
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For many years, English was the only language taught in Aboriginal schools. And now, the bilingual education program in some schools where trying to teach children to read and write in their own language first. You only learn to read once. Once a child can learn to read his own language, and can write it properly...
produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975 and Timothy Read, fl. 1975; in Not to Lose You, My Language (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive), 5 mins
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Walking in the Sunlight, Walking in the Shadow
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Joe Scully, fl. 1971 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 48 mins
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Made shortly after the 1967 Referendum, this program begins by identifying a stereotype of Aboriginal people as "no-hopers and bums". Northern Territorians speak of a growing awareness of the problems facing Indigenous Australians but claim there is widespread ignorance of the complexity of the issues outside the...
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Joe Scully, fl. 1971 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 48 mins
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