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Faces in the Sun

Australia, 1965 (MIFF 1965, Australian Films)

Director: Cecil Holmes

The tensions set up by conflicting old and new ways, and by the pressures of assimilation are illustrated by the stories of four Aborigines.

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A Load of Wood

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I THE ABORIGINAL

Australia, 1964
The film, which is based on Douglas Lockwood's book "I The Aboriginal", traces the siory of Phillip Roberts, a full blooded AIawa tribesman from the Roper River, from the time of his meeting wiih a d… More »

The Coaster

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Faces in the Sun

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Life in remote Arnhem Land, and an observation of Aborigines under the increasing impact of European "civilisation". ... More »

GENTLE STRANGERS

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