The Resource Australia Daze, Tapes 1 and 2

Australia Daze, Tapes 1 and 2

Label
Australia Daze, Tapes 1 and 2
Title
Australia Daze
Title number
Tapes 1 and 2
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On Australia Day 1988, over 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight, searching behind the official celebrations for the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians, some question what Australia has to celebrate, others protest, but most enjoy the carnival atmosphere, this juxtaposition of images reveals a divided society and exposes class and racial prejudices, in particular the failure of many middle class white Australians to recognise the dispossession, poverty and second class citizenship of the Aboriginal population, who spent the day celebrating their survival
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
Credits note
Producers, Pat Fiske, Graeme Isaac; associate producers, Dennis O'Rourke, Anna Grieve; director, Pat Fiske; editors, Denise Haslem, Tim Litchfield; editing assistants, Harriet McKern, Mark Perry; original music, Davood Tabrizi
Date of event
1988
Date time place
Filmed in
Information about documentation
  • Australia Daze, Press Kit; Annotation from Film and video acquisitions, Page 3 of Number 1 of 1990; articles taken from Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun, The Bulletin, Daily Mirror, Beat, Encore, Film news magazines and newspapers; Picturing Black Australia order form.
  • Scanned: contents; summary; VHS cover
Place of event
Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W.; Australia,
Label
Australia Daze, Tapes 1 and 2
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Not yet archived ; no viewing copy
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0001235
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Extent
2 videocassettes (80 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Australian Film Institute
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
AFI_009 (V01146-V01147)
Terms governing use
Contact AFI Distribition for copies and usage
Label
Australia Daze, Tapes 1 and 2
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Publication
Copyright
Note
Not yet archived ; no viewing copy
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0001235
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Extent
2 videocassettes (80 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Australian Film Institute
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Stock number
AFI_009 (V01146-V01147)
Terms governing use
Contact AFI Distribition for copies and usage

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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