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Awaken, Season 2015, Episode 11, Talking Country
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directed by John Firth; produced by National Indigenous TV, in Awaken, Season 2015, Episode 11 (Artarmon, New South Wales: National Indigenous TV, 2015), 55 mins
Catherine Liddle talks to representatives from around the nation about the innate link between Indigenous people and their country and the remarkable lengths that they will take to protect it.
directed by John Firth; produced by National Indigenous TV, in Awaken, Season 2015, Episode 11 (Artarmon, New South Wales: National Indigenous TV, 2015), 55 mins
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Awaken, Season 2015, Episode 14, Round Peg, Square Hole, The Shape of Education
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directed by John Firth; produced by National Indigenous TV, in Awaken, Season 2015, Episode 14 (Artarmon, New South Wales: National Indigenous TV, 2015), 58 mins
If we're really serious about improving educational outcomes is it time to look at more flexibility in the schooling systems. Filmed on location at Bond University.
directed by John Firth; produced by National Indigenous TV, in Awaken, Season 2015, Episode 14 (Artarmon, New South Wales: National Indigenous TV, 2015), 58 mins
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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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Contact: Australia's Indigenous People Confront the Space Age
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directed by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960-; produced by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should be aware that this content may contain images or names of people who have since passed away. As British and Australian governments began testing space rockets in the mid-20th century, members of a nomadic Indigenous population in Western Australia were...
directed by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960-; produced by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
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Dreamings - The Art of Aboriginal Australia
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directed by Michael Riley, 1960-2004; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 30 mins
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The art of Aboriginal Australia is celebrated in Dreamings as we journey into the sacred heartland of Australia to see traditional artists at work. The artists talk of their work, its association with the land and its spiritual connection with their people, the animals and plants. The film explores the meanings be...
directed by Michael Riley, 1960-2004; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 30 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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Horsemen, Episode 2, The Snowy River Stockmen - Australia
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directed by Didier Fassio; produced by Fabrice Esteve, fl. 2001, Jean Dufour and Gilles Thion, in Horsemen, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 27 mins
Introduced in Australia by the first settlers, horses became very quickly an indispensable tool in order to sustain the needs of a young and growing population. Indeed, in the 19th century, the Stockman – the Australian cowboy – and his companion, the stockhorse, were a key element in the economic development...
directed by Didier Fassio; produced by Fabrice Esteve, fl. 2001, Jean Dufour and Gilles Thion, in Horsemen, Episode 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 27 mins
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Jandamarra's War
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directed by Mitch Torres, fl. 2008 (Perth, Western Australia: Electric Pictures, 2011), 56 mins
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In Jandamarra's War we learn how in the 1890's European settlers arrive in the Kimberley, North West Australia, with vast herds of sheep and cattle, determined to make their fortune by feeding a rapidly growing population in the South. But the settlers soon discover they are amongst indigenous tribes, ready to fig...
directed by Mitch Torres, fl. 2008 (Perth, Western Australia: Electric Pictures, 2011), 56 mins
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Kakadu Man
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directed by Michael Balston, fl. 1990 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1990), 49 mins
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At the top end of Australia is the jewel of the country's national parks and the home of the Gagadju people. Bill Neidjie was the traditional custodian of this land - a role passed down to him through countless generations. In 1979 he gave the land to the people of Australia. Kakadu Man is his story. Translated th...
directed by Michael Balston, fl. 1990 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1990), 49 mins
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The Land of the Lightning Brothers
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directed by David Roberts, fl. 1969; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 28 mins
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In the sandstone country southwest of Katherine in the Northern Territory lies a spectacular concentration of Aboriginal rock art. Ancestral beings, the Lightning Brothers, feature in this art. For the Wardaman people, the Lightning Brothers are an important part of their living culture. The Wardaman perform trad...
directed by David Roberts, fl. 1969; produced by Janet Bell, fl. 1987 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 28 mins
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