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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 We Don't Need a Map
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'We Don’t Need a Map is a feature length documentary about Australia’s complex relationship to the Southern Cross. It is the most famous constellation in the southern hemisphere and ever since colonisation it’s been claimed, appropriated and hotly-contested for ownership by a radical range of Australian groups. But for Aboriginal people the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual, and just about completely unknown. Warwick Thornton, one of Australia’s leading film-makers, tackles this fiery subject head on in a bold, provocative and poetic essay-film. Produced by Barefoot Films.' (Production summary)

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      Extent: 85mp.
      Series: form y separately published work icon You Are Here Australia : National Indigenous Television , 2017 12360374 2017 series - publisher film/TV Indigenous story

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      You Are Here explores the place of Indigenous people in Australia today through documentary films, which all capture moments in time that have the power to shape our history. From national issues, to personal battles and triumphs, each story inspires a sense of place and allows viewers to discover new perspectives on the Australian spirit through Indigenous storytelling. ' (Production summary)

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Freda’s Fingerprints Bruce Pascoe , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin Online 2018;
We Don’t Need a Map 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Land Rights News , August vol. 7 no. 2 2017; (p. 23)

'IN 2009 Alice Springs film maker Warwick Thornton was being hailed for his celebrated movie Samson and Delilah. It won the Camera d’Or at Cannes and he was nominated for Australian of the Year. Then, in early 2010, he said he feared the “Southern Cross is becoming the new Swastika”.'

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Five World Premieres to Catch at the Sydney Film Festival Jessica Mansfield , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 17 May 2017;
Five World Premieres to Catch at the Sydney Film Festival Jessica Mansfield , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 17 May 2017;
We Don’t Need a Map 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Land Rights News , August vol. 7 no. 2 2017; (p. 23)

'IN 2009 Alice Springs film maker Warwick Thornton was being hailed for his celebrated movie Samson and Delilah. It won the Camera d’Or at Cannes and he was nominated for Australian of the Year. Then, in early 2010, he said he feared the “Southern Cross is becoming the new Swastika”.'

(Source : Abstract)

Freda’s Fingerprints Bruce Pascoe , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin Online 2018;
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