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Drawing the Line

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Ian Walker

Hosted by Patrick Cook, cartoonist and satirist, Drawing the Line looks at Australia and Australians through the humor of our political cartoons. Taking key historical events, the film makes a comparison between the attitudes of early Australian society and those of contemporary Australia.

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