Mabo (2012)

Director: Rachel Perkins
Production: Australia – Blackfella Films
Cast: Jimi Bani
Notes: makes use of clips from Trevor Graham‘s Land Bilong Islanders
Notes: part of NFSA Black Screen lending series, No. 14

Link(s)

Bit of Black Business – Sharpeye (2007)

Series: Bit of Black Business
Director: Aaron Fa’Aoso
Cinematoraphy: Eric Murray Lui
Production: Australia – Scarlett Pictures
Notes: premièred at the 8th Message Stick Indigenous Film Festival in Sydney in 2007.

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Mabo: Life of an Island Man (1997)

Director: Trevor Graham
Production: Australia – Film Australia National Interest Program/Tantamount Productions
Notes: makes extensive use of clips and out-takes from Trevor Graham‘s Land Bilong Islanders
Notes: Aven Noah was a consultant on this film
Link(s): NFSA »

Dancing in the Moonlight (1989)

Director: Trevor Graham
Production: Australia – Yarra Bank Films / Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Media Association
Notes: This film explores the Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts in Townsville in 1988. Eddie Mabo was heavily involved in this festival in his role as Community Arts Officer for the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in Townsville.
Link(s): Screen Australia »

NITV

Website: http://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NITVAustralia/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NITV
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE9Ou-1a1nNn784pHPhKghQ

Productions

  1. Awaken: Christine Anu Deadly Red Shoes (2015)
  2. Colour Theory: Teho Ropeyarn (2016)
  3. Little J & Big Cuz (2017)
  4. Malaytown – Edward Watkin Story (2013)
  5. Our Stories: Warupau Nur – Sound of the Drum (2016)
  6. The Frontier Wars: A Personal Tribute to the Nation (2016)
  7. Torres to the Thames (2013)

Double Wire Productions

Website: http://www.doublewire.com.au/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/doublewireproductions/
Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/111173277
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DoubleWireTV

Productions

  1. Frangipani Land Forever (2008)
  2. Leaving Frog Hollow – Patricia Watkin Story (2015)
  3. Malaytown Stories (2006)
  4. Malaytown – Edward Watkin Story (2013)
  5. Message Stick: Green Warrior (2008)
  6. Message Stick: Troubled Waters (2007)
  7. Our Aunties and Uncles: Aunty Flora Cook (2014)
  8. The Queen and I (2011)

Pearlers of the Coral Sea (1960)

Director: Frank Bagnall
Production: Australian Commonwealth Film Unit
Notes: An Australian National Film Board production. Department of the Interior (News and Information Bureau) with the cooperation of the Department of Trade and the C.S.I.R.O.
Link(s): NFSA »
Related films: The Pearlers, dir. Lee Robinson (1949) NFSA »

King of the Coral Sea (1954)

Director: Lee Robinson
Production: Australia – Southern International
Notes: The world première of this film was held on Thursday Island on the 17 July 1954. See Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper. 1980. Australian Film 1900-1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. No. 338, p. 217.
Link(s): Australian Screen »
Related films: The Pearlers, dir. Lee Robinson (1949) NFSA »

The Hound of the Deep (1926)

Alternative title(s): Pearl of the South Seas
Director: Frank Hurley
Production: Australia – Stoll Hurley Productions
Notes: See Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper. 1980. Australian Film 1900-1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. No. 233, pp. 134-135.
Link(s): Wikipedia »