Blog: Film

 

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Finding families on film

CollectionStolen GenerationsNational ApologyFilmPhotography

3 Apr 2018 Kelly Wiltshire

This year marks 10 years since the National Apology to Australia’s Stolen Generations, 20 years since the Bringing Them Home report and over 30 years since the Stolen Generations were documented in two AIATSIS films.

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Audiovisual Heritage of Torres Strait Singing and Dancing

DigitisationFilmCollectionMusicDanceTorres Strait Islander cultureTorres Strait Islands

27 Oct 2017 Kelly Wiltshire

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage raises awareness about the importance and vulnerability of audiovisual collections. For AIATSIS the content at risk includes recordings of Aboriginal cultural, social and political life from the 1940s to early 2000s.

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