June 15, 2020
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Indigenous Cinema Timeline 1
⟶ Updated 18 Oct 2017 ⟶
List of edits
The UN asks countries to recognise the human rights of their citizens - Australian Government remove numerous discriminatory references from its law.
Protest for Aboriginal land rights in Australia - The young generation of Aboriginal activists convey their political message through direct action and by using film and TV.
Aboriginal people took their struggle to Parliament House in Canberra - Through media exposure new supporters joined Aboriginal activists.
Racial Discrimination Act implemented - The Whitlam Government legislative and policy changes created new opportunities for the Indigenous.
Blackfire (Bruce McGuiness)
My Survival as an Aboriginal (Marthat Ansara and Essie Coffey)
Lousy Little Sixpence (Alec Morgan and Gerry Bostock)
Ralph Rigby, AIAS fellow, facilitated rural Aboriginal community access to video technology - enabled indigenous people to tell stories their way.
We Fight (Madeline McGrady)
beDevil (Tracey Moffatt)
High Court recognised Indigenous property rights extended beyond British settlement
AFC established the Indigenous Branch
From Sand to Celluloid (Indigenous Branch)
National Indigenous Television (NITV) Established
Howard Government's Northern Territory Intervention
Kevin Rudd issues an apology to Indigenous Australians.
Samson and Delilah (Warwick Thorton)
Ten Caneos (Rolfe de Herr, Peter Djigirr)
Beneath Clouds (Ivan Sen)
The Safires (Wayne Blair)
Bran Neu Dae (Rachel Perkins)
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