Re-reading Indigenous Cinema : Criticism, White Liberal Guilt and Otherness Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013
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'In this paper, I will advance a critical perspective of some methodologies on appraising Indigenous films, in terms of their aesthetic as well as their cultural value. In doing this, I propose a cultural and textual approach that gives the films a context for which they can be critically understood. With a heavy emphasis on the political content of many Indigenous films, here I argue for a more critical pedagogical evaluation that considers the challenges of Indigenous films and problems that arise when we ignore to discuss them as ‘cinema’. Through surveying a number of recent Indigenous films, and the criticism that surrounds them, I concentrate on how they can be better used as texts to enhance the study of world cinema and cultural issues of Aboriginality.' (Author's abstract)

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763-769 Re-reading Indigenous Cinema : Criticism, White Liberal Guilt and OthernessAustLit Continuum : Journal of Media & Cultural Studies
Subjects:
  • Pure Shit Bert Deling Anne Hetherington Alison Hill John Hooper Ricky Kallenda John Laurie David Shepherd John Tulip Bob Weis 1976 single work film/TV
  • Dogs in Space Richard Lowenstein 1986 single work film/TV
  • Samson and Delilah Warwick Thornton 2009 single work film/TV
  • Bran Nue Dae Reg Cribb Rachel Perkins Jimmy Chi 2009 single work film/TV
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