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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Mediating Memory in Mabo - Life of an Island Man
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In this chapter Collins and Davis analyse how the documentary Mabo : Life of an Island Man mediates 'public recognition of both the Mabo decision and Mabo 'the man'.' The authors also explore how the film 'has become a popular history of Mabo and what this success tells us about shifts in documentary filmmaking in the 1990s and the forms of spectatorship they can enable.' Source : Australian Cinema After Mabo (2004).

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    y separately published work icon Australian Cinema after Mabo Felicity Collins , Therese Davis , Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2004 Z1207285 2004 single work criticism (taught in 1 units) This book is a study of Australian national cinema in the 1990s. Felicity Collins and Therese Davis explore the role of Australian cinema in reviewing and reproducing the colonial past in relation to the 1992 Mabo decision which overturned the national founding myth of terra nullius and 'changed the meaning of landscape and identity in Australian films'. Source : Australian Cinema After Mabo (2004). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2004 pg. 59-72
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