Director: Dennis O'Rourke
Dennis O'Rourke's challenging film on the politics of the land-rights campaign in Queensland Coupled with this story is the devastation caused by alcohol to the Aboriginal community. The film is narrated in the first person by Mick Miller, Chairman of the Queensland Land Council, who travelled with the filmmakers. The film is an eloquent statement of the problems of the relationships between Blacks and Whites in Australia. From a Melbourne perspective, the problems of North Queensland couldn't be further away, but they are actually on our doorstep.
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