AustLit logo
image of person or book cover 2764486247572681504.jpg
form y separately published work icon We Don't Need a Map single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 We Don't Need a Map
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'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)

Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources

This work has teaching resources.

Teachers' notes from publisher's website.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • c
      Australia,
      c
      :
      Barefoot Communications ,
      2017 .
      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

      '

      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)

Works about this Work

Last amended 3 Sep 2018 12:39:04
X