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Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

Summary: Cody is a young man of intrepid spirit, always looking for a challenge. Living with his guardian, Cody learns of an ancient myth, the story of 'Donkegin'. He is told to leave it alone, but the legend sparks his lively imagination. Defying all authority, Cody and his girlfriend embark on a search that takes them into the shadow-land of mystery and to the edge of death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE QUE

Summary: Samson and Delilah are two teens living in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes, they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone, they discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IndiePix 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE SAM

Andrews, Munya

Summary: The history, legend and mythology of a star cluster associated with women for aeons of human history. Munya captures the richness of the mysterious constellation Pleiades and explains the recurring significance of these celestial sisters who animate the myths of cultures as diverse as Classical Greece and Aboriginal Australia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spinifex Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 202.12 AND

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Summary: Utopia is an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger. Utopia is a vast region in northern Australia and home to the oldest human presence on earth. 'This film is a journey into that secret country,' says John Pilger in Utopia. 'It will describe not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but their trail of tears and betrayal and resistance -...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UTO

Summary: A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to exist in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece. Along the way, they met a young aborigine on his 'walkabout, ' a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE WAL

Smith, W. Ramsay (William Ramsay)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 SMI

Pryce, Trevor

Summary: The fight to protect the Amphibilands rages on in the second book of this action-packed, illustrated series by former football pro Trevor Pryce. The Spider Queen and Lord Marmoo of the scorpions still have their eyes and fangs set on the vulnerable home of the frogs and this time they've got some impressive back-up: the Ghost Bats, Tasmanian Devils and Blue Band Bees. The constant threats from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PRY

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Set during the colonization of Australia in 1825, the film follows Clare, a 21-year-old native Irish wife and mother held captive beyond her 7-year sentence, desperate to be free of her obsessed master, British lieutenant Hawkins. Clare's husband Aidan intervenes with devastating consequences for all. When British authorities fail to deliver justice, Clare pursues Hawkins, who leaves his post...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ni

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER NIG

Summary: As long as the holy site known as 'where the green ants dream' is safe, the aboriginal natives believe that their culture, and Earth itself, will be safe. When a major corporation plans to mine the site, it sparks a revolt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Tango Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WHE

Summary: Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Quigley 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Q

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD QUI

Yunupingu, Geoffrey Gurrumul

Contents: Wiyathul -- Djarimirri -- Bapa -- Gurrumul history (I was born blind) -- Marrandil -- Marwurrumburr -- Galiku -- Baywara -- Gathu Mawula-- Galupa-- Wirrpanu -- Wukun.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Skinnyfish Music 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/OCEANIC YUN

Summary: Set in 1922 in the outback, the story follows three mounted policemen and an Aboriginal tracker on a mission to bring to justice a black man accused of murdering a white woman. The party's leader is a sadistic racist known simply as the Fanatic. Their guide, the Tracker, is a resourceful and complex character, who keeps everyone guessing until the end. They are constantly half a day behind the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ArtMattan Productions 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TRA

Summary: Set one thousand years ago in Australia, a young man covets one of his older brother's wives and is told a mythical story about why this is wrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TEN

Summary: Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam's relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SWE

Pedersen, Aaron

Summary: An Australian indigenous detective returns home to the outback to investigate the disappearance of two young boys from a remote cattle ranch.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Distribution Solutions 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MYS

Summary: Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Industrial Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CHA

Pilkington, Doris

Summary: Three mixed-race Australian girls, having been taken from their Aboriginal families, escape and return home on foot, without supplies or gear, while trying to evade recapture, in an account based on a true story. Following an Australian government edict in 1931, black Aboriginal children and children of mixed marriages were gathered up by whites and taken to settlements to be assimilated. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books/Hyperion 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 994.04 PIL

Summary: A group of men discover the body of an Aborigine girl in an Australian fishing hole. Instead of reporting the murder right away, they wait until they've filled their coolers with fish. Their inaction sets off a scandal that threatens to tear them apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA JIN

Flanagan, Richard

Summary: One of our most inventive and important international literary voices, Richard Flanagan now delivers Wanting , a powerful and moving tale of colonialism, ambition, and the lusts and longings that make us human. It is 1841. In the remote penal colony of Van Diemen s Land, a barefoot aboriginal girl sits for a portrait in a red silk dress. She is Mathinna, the adopted daughter of the island s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLA

Summary: The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: ARC Music 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/OCEANIC Bus

Contents: Saltwater (Dusty Legune & Campbell Allenbar) -- Kurongk boy, Kurongk girl (Ruby Hunter) -- Native born (Archie Roach) -- Tjapukai sunset (Tjapukai Dancers) -- Wongga initiation song (Rimijmara) -- Bullima (Mark Atkins) -- Kava song (Waak Waak Jungi) -- Birth songs (Mornington Island Dancers) -- Drag net (Jimmy Murray) -- Heart of my people (Tjapukai Dancers) -- Sik O (Christine Anu) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: World Music Network 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/WORLDBEAT Rou

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