Australian Screen

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Titles tagged with ‘cultural heritage’

9 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

After Mabo documentary – 1997

The most respected Indigenous commentators on native title are featured here, thus adding to the documentary’s historical importance.

A Changing Race documentary – 1964

An insightful portrait of Aboriginal people in Central Australia in the 1960s, highlighting their experience of racial discrimination and their integration in non-Aboriginal society.

The Golden Cage feature film – 1975

Murat and Ayhan are Turkish migrants living in Sydney. Ayhan falls in love with Sarah, but religious and cultural differences create problems.

Poetry In Australia – Judith Wright television program – 1963

This simple, talking heads interview is most informative and a delight to watch. It is a must-see for students of Judith Wright’s work and fellow poets.

The Rocks: Sydney, Australia documentary – 1983

The Rocks was considered a slum until it was restored in the 1970s. This sponsored documentary traces its redevelopment as a tourist precinct.

A Shifting Dreaming documentary – 1982

Ray Barrett stars in this story of Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations spanning from the 1928 Coniston massacre to Land Rights hearings in 1982.

Track Record: The Story of Australia’s Railways - Tethered to the World documentary – 1991

This episode from a four-part series outlines the surviving tourist railways of Australia and looks at the problems presented by the legacies of the past.

Trespass documentary – 2002

Trespass revisits the Mirarr people’s fight against the uranium mines in Jabiluka. Yvonne Margarula is arrested for walking on her own land.

Willigan’s Fitzroy documentary – 2000

In the film’s introduction we hear the director talking with Willigan as they drive through the country in a four-wheel drive vehicle, setting up a style Thornton uses throughout the film.