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My Survival as an Aboriginal (1978)

The first documentary directed by an Indigenous woman offers a solution by way of continuing cultural practice.

Length: 50 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 4 x 3 (TV)

Featured in the Outback on Screen, A Short History of Indigenous Filmmaking and Australian Ethnographic Film collections

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 7262

Education Resources:

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