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Australian Cinema after Mabo

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ISBN-10: 0521542561

ISBN-13: 9780521542562

Edition: 2004

Authors: Felicity Collins, Therese Davis

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Australian Cinema After Mabo is the first comprehensive study of Australian national cinema in the 1990s. Using the 1992 Mabo decision as a starting point, it looks at how the Mabo decision, where the founding doctrine of terra nullius was overruled, has destabilised the way Australians relate to the land. It asks how we think about Australian cinema in the post Mabo era, and what part it plays in the national process of reviewing our colonial past and the ways in which settlers and indigenous cultures can co-exist. Including The Tracker, Kiss or Kill, The Castle, Love Serenade and Yolngu Boy among numerous others, this book highlights turning points in the shaping of the Australian cinema…    
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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Australian Cinema and the History Wars
Backtracking after Mabo
Home and abroad in Moulin Rouge, The Dish and Lantana
Elites and battlers in Australian Rules and Walking on Water
Mediating memory in Mabo - life of an Island Man
Landscape and belonging after Mabo
Aftershock and the desert landscape in Heaven's Burning, The Last Days of Chez Nous, Holy Smoke, Serenades, Yolngu Boy, The Missing
Coming from the country in Heartland, Cunnamulla and Message from Moree
Coming from the the city in The Castle, Vacant Possession, Strange Planet and Radiance
Grief, Trauma and Coming of Age
Lost, stolen and found in Rabbit-Proof Fence
Escaping history and shame in Looking for Alibrandi, Head On and Beneath Clouds
Sustaining grief in Japanese Story and Dreaming in Motion