White construction of black identity in Australian films about aborigines

Hickling-Hudson, Anne
October 1990
Literature Film Quarterly;1990, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p263
Academic Journal
Explores issues relating to black identity in four Australian feature films where aborigines play an important role. Ways in which white English and Australian filmmakers construct aboriginal identity; Ideological significance for blacks within the framework of Australian society; Focus on the movies `Walkabout,' `Bitter Springs,' `Jedda' and `The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith.'


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