White Aborigines

women, space, mimicry and mobility

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Abstract

This chapter explores diaspora's signification flexibility and Aboriginality's appropriation within the Australian cinema. It also examines the movement of women into conceptual and physical spaces of Aboriginals citing the films "Journey Among Women" and "Over the Hill" where female characters mimic Aboriginal women in environments promoting female unity and survival.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiasporas of Australian cinema
EditorsCatherine Simpson, Renata Murawska, Anthony Lambert
Place of PublicationBristol, UK
PublisherIntellect
Pages61-70
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781841501970
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Aboriginality
  • cinema
  • gender
  • space
  • diaspora

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