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form y separately published work icon Sacred Ground single work   film/TV  
Note: Kim Mavromatis was the producer, director, writer and cinematographer.
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Sacred Ground
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'Sacred Ground is a poignant and moving story of resilience, dispossession and powerlessness. The film was five years in the making for Quenten Agius and his family who fight to save what is left of their heritage and culture'. (Koori Mail 30/01/2008)

From the opening scenes, the discovery of human skeletal remains in the middle of a multi-million dollar housing development, to the thought provoking climax, this is a contemporary story - challenging, enriching and emotional - that takes us into an Aboriginal world that is rarely seen or heard

This multi-layered film is a microcosm of what is happening to Aboriginal peoples all over Australia. In the lucky country, 40,000 years of ancient heritage, culture and traditions are being swept away - it's a national disgrace. (Film Synopsis)

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Documentary in Line for Chinese Award 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 4 November no. 463 2009; (p. 8)
'Award-winning South Australian documentary Sacred Ground has been nominated for an International Gold Panda Award...'
Documentary On Aboriginal Family's Fight For Country Wins Major Award Darren Coyne , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 7 May no. 425 2008; (p. 36)
'A documentary which tells the story about a group of Aboriginal people fighting to save their heritage has just won a major prize in America.' (Koori Mail 7/05/2008)
Tahiti Screening for Heritage Battle Film 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 30 January no. 418 2008; (p. 31)
'A film that centres on a group of South Australian Aboriginal traditional owners who fight for their culture and heritage will be shown at the Pacific International Documentary Film Festival in Tahiti at the end of this month.' (Koori Mail) 30/01/2008
Tahiti Screening for Heritage Battle Film 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 30 January no. 418 2008; (p. 31)
'A film that centres on a group of South Australian Aboriginal traditional owners who fight for their culture and heritage will be shown at the Pacific International Documentary Film Festival in Tahiti at the end of this month.' (Koori Mail) 30/01/2008
Documentary On Aboriginal Family's Fight For Country Wins Major Award Darren Coyne , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 7 May no. 425 2008; (p. 36)
'A documentary which tells the story about a group of Aboriginal people fighting to save their heritage has just won a major prize in America.' (Koori Mail 7/05/2008)
Documentary in Line for Chinese Award 2009 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 4 November no. 463 2009; (p. 8)
'Award-winning South Australian documentary Sacred Ground has been nominated for an International Gold Panda Award...'
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