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OTHER FILM WORK
by Carolyn Strachan & Alessandro Cavadini, including:

NINGLA A-NA, 1972, 72 min, 16mm, B&W
A feature length documentary on the establishment of the Aboriginal Embassy in front of Parliament House, Canberra, in 1972. With such movements as the National Black Theatre, the Medical Service, the Legal Service, and the Aboriginal Embassy, the film shows the developing black consciousness that relates urban conditions to the regenerating tribal and community traditions.
Festivals: Festival dei Popoli, Firence; Brisbane Film Festival
PROTECTED, 1975, 56 min, 16mm, Col.
A dramatised documentary describing life on the Queensland Aboriginal reserve of Palm Island from 1950 to 1968. It includes a strike in 1967. This strike was the first time since detribalisation that Aborigines had fought for self-determination.
Festivals: Sydney Film Festival; Oberhausen Film Festival
Awards: Finalist Documentary Category, Sydney Film Festival, 1975
WE STOP HERE, 1978, 30 min, 16mm, Col.
The old men of the Dyirbal language group of the Cairns rainforest region tell of the massacres of their people, poisonings, and their struggle for Land Rights.
Festivals: Adelaide Film Festival
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