Showing 1 - 6 of 6 titles with a criteria of Subject is Oceania Studies
Fifty years ago the entire Creole population of the Chagos Islands was expelled by the British authorities. This secret operation took place in order to lease the largest island to the US Navy so that it could install a military base. Now Chagossian exiles embark on a struggle to return home.
Andana Films | 2019 | 82 minutes
A Torres Strait Islander sets out on a voyage of discovery to the great museums of Europe where his cultural heritage now lies.
Icarus Films | 1998 | 58 minutes
In Papua New Guinea, local tribes are caught in a cycle of poverty due to oil companies looking for new fields and tourists in search of exoticism.
Icarus Films | 2022 | 85 minutes
Once, Australia discussed whether Aboriginals belong to fauna or to human beings. Today in the Kimberley, home to various Aboriginal communities, some have given up, but others choose to fight to bring a change for the better to their people.
First Hand Films | 2019 | 79 minutes
Tracy Moffatt's story of a middle-aged, adopted Aboriganal woman nursing her dying white mother. Their story alludes to the assimilation policy that forced Aboriginal children to be raised in white families.
Women Make Movies | 1991 | 19 minutes
Observes the daily life of a family running an oyster farm in a lake on the SE coast of Australia, as they deal with climate change, pollution, and the fickleness of consumers.
Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 80 minutes