'Tells the story of one of Australia's national heroes: Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at fifteen, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that once and for all overthrew the fiction of terra nullius.'
Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 20/5/2014)
'Achievements by the ABC to significantly increase levels of local drama, comedy, documentary, Indigenous and children’s content, as well as expand partnerships with independent production houses and creative talent, have in recent years been reversed.' (Introduction)
'Insight Text Guides are written by highly qualified specialists in the relevant area of literature or film. All writers are experienced teachers at secondary or tertiary level, and present clear and accessible analyses for students. This guide to Rachel Perkins’ film covers the context and background to Eddie Mabo’s life and explores the wider themes and issues raised by the film.' (Newsouth Books website)
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