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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Mabo
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Film Details - Blackfella Films ; Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2011


David Ogilvy, Sally Riley, and Carole Sklan (executive producers).
Darren Dale and Miranda Dear (producers).

Production Companies:

Blackfella Films.

Director of Photography:

Andrew Commis.


Rochelle Oshlack.

Production Designers:

Felicity Abbott.


Antony Partos.


Including Jimi Bani (Koiki Eddie Mabo), Deborah Mailman (Bonita Mabo), Ewen Leslie (Bryan Keon-Cohen), Tom Budge (Greg McIntyre), Charles Passi (Benny Mabo), Rob Carlton (Paddy Killoran), Colin Friels (Justice Moynihan), Miranda Otto (Margaret White), Gedor Zaro (Young Koiki Mabo), Felix Williamson (Ron Castan), Matthew Whittet (Noel Loos), and Leon Ford (Henry Reynolds).

Release Dates:

Screened on ABC Television on 10 June 2012 to coincide with the twenty-year anniversary of the High Court Mabo ruling.


  • Filmed in Queensland (including Brisbane) and the Australian Capital Territory (including Canberra).


AACTA Award, Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama (nominated), 2013.
Australian Screen Music Award (Australian Guild of Screen Composers), Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie (won), 2012.
Logie Award, Most Outstanding Actress (won), 2013.
Logie Award, Most Outstanding Actor (nominated), 2013.