form y Black Chicks Talking single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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Black Chicks Talking investigates what it means to be Black in Australia today. Over dinners of Indigenous gourmet cuisine, Purcell turns the camera on five Indigenous women, allowing them to speak candidly about the issues that have affected their lives, exploring themes of culture, identity, and denial.

The five women are Rosanna Angus, a community warden and cultural tour guide in her traditional Western Australian community of One Arm Point; Kathryn Hay, from Tasmania, who became the first Aboriginal Miss Australia; Deborah Mailman, an award-winning actress who was born and raised in Mount Isa; Cilla Malone, a mother of six who lives in Cherbourg (an Aboriginal settlement in southeast Queensland); and Tammy Williams from Gympie, a lawyer who aims to be the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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First known date: 2002

Works about this Work

Artist Sues for Return of Portraits Used in Indigenous Women Project Kim Arlington , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 February 2011; (p. 9)
Kim Arlington reports on a court case involving production company Bungabura and artist Robert Hannaford. Hannaford painted portraits for the Black Chicks Talking project. The project led to a film, a drama and a book. A dispute arose over ownership of the paintings with Hannaford contending that he had agreed to lend the paintings to the project, but had not relinquished ownership.
Art and Law Strange Bedfellows Andrew Taylor , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 February 2011; (p. 31)
Andrew Taylor reports briefly on a court case involving production company Bungabura and artist Robert Hannaford. Hannaford painted portraits for the Black Chicks Talking project. The project led to a film, a drama and a book. A dispute arose over ownership of the paintings with Hannaford contending that he had agreed to lend the paintings to the project, but had not relinquished ownership.
Artist Wins Legal Battle over $200,000 Indigenous Portraits Louise Hall , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 May 2011; (p. 5)
Black Chicks Talking : Indigenous Women's Writing in JSNWL's Collection Jane Pollard , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Jessie Street National Women's Library Newsletter , May vol. 22 no. 2 2011; (p. 6-7)
'The library has a small but growing collection of Aboriginal material in the form of books, posters, audio-visual items and the few journals. This article overviews these holdings and makes a plea for more donations in this area.' (p. 6)
Backtracking after Mabo 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Cinema after Mabo 2004; (p. 3-21)
In this chapter Collins and Davis argue that the paradigm shift caused by the Mabo decision impacted on Australian historical consciousness forcing a reassessment of 'race relations', the colonial past and the moral legitimacy of non-Aboriginal national identity. In the aftermath of Mabo the authors examine how cinema is implicated in the process of reviewing and understanding the Australian past.
Grey in the Black and White Sandra Hall , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 February 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of Black Chicks Talking Leah Purcell Brendan Fletcher 2002 single work film/TV
Black Chicks Talking Leah Purcell , 2002 single work prose
— Appears in: The Sydney Papers , Winter vol. 14 no. 3 2002; (p. 87-96)
Interview with Leah Purcell Rose Capp (interviewer), Fiona Villella (interviewer), 2002 single work interview
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , September-October no. 22 2002;
Rings Leader Jeremy Eccles , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 July 2002; (p. 35)
y Queen Leah Helen Grasswill , Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2002 Z994152 2002 single work biography
Grey in the Black and White Sandra Hall , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 February 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of Black Chicks Talking Leah Purcell Brendan Fletcher 2002 single work film/TV
Black Chicks Talking Leah Purcell , 2002 single work prose
— Appears in: The Sydney Papers , Winter vol. 14 no. 3 2002; (p. 87-96)
Backtracking after Mabo 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Cinema after Mabo 2004; (p. 3-21)
In this chapter Collins and Davis argue that the paradigm shift caused by the Mabo decision impacted on Australian historical consciousness forcing a reassessment of 'race relations', the colonial past and the moral legitimacy of non-Aboriginal national identity. In the aftermath of Mabo the authors examine how cinema is implicated in the process of reviewing and understanding the Australian past.
Interview with Leah Purcell Rose Capp (interviewer), Fiona Villella (interviewer), 2002 single work interview
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , September-October no. 22 2002;
Artist Sues for Return of Portraits Used in Indigenous Women Project Kim Arlington , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 February 2011; (p. 9)
Kim Arlington reports on a court case involving production company Bungabura and artist Robert Hannaford. Hannaford painted portraits for the Black Chicks Talking project. The project led to a film, a drama and a book. A dispute arose over ownership of the paintings with Hannaford contending that he had agreed to lend the paintings to the project, but had not relinquished ownership.
Art and Law Strange Bedfellows Andrew Taylor , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 13 February 2011; (p. 31)
Andrew Taylor reports briefly on a court case involving production company Bungabura and artist Robert Hannaford. Hannaford painted portraits for the Black Chicks Talking project. The project led to a film, a drama and a book. A dispute arose over ownership of the paintings with Hannaford contending that he had agreed to lend the paintings to the project, but had not relinquished ownership.
Artist Wins Legal Battle over $200,000 Indigenous Portraits Louise Hall , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 May 2011; (p. 5)
Black Chicks Talking : Indigenous Women's Writing in JSNWL's Collection Jane Pollard , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Jessie Street National Women's Library Newsletter , May vol. 22 no. 2 2011; (p. 6-7)
'The library has a small but growing collection of Aboriginal material in the form of books, posters, audio-visual items and the few journals. This article overviews these holdings and makes a plea for more donations in this area.' (p. 6)
Rings Leader Jeremy Eccles , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 July 2002; (p. 35)
y Queen Leah Helen Grasswill , Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2002 Z994152 2002 single work biography
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