Sovereignty Dreaming
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Synopsis In 1972, when the Australian government refused to give land to the Aborigines, they offered to lease land to them instead. 4 young Aborigines created the ""Aboriginal Tent Embassy"". Supported by the Black Power movement, the Aborigines started to claim Rights and Sovereignty. 40 years later, in 2006, Australia still have no treaty with its first nation and decides to built a national radioactive waste dump at Muckaty, a sacred land. Aboriginal women sharing the Milwayi Dreaming, start for the first time to fight against the waste dump. The trial they have launched against the Commonwealth is taking place on June 2014 in the bush.
Vanessa ESCALANTE 바네사 에스칼렌테
In 2005, Studied about Aboriginal people's Mythology and became passionate by their History; her first documentary The last trackers of the Outback written for France 5 has been awarded by the public at FIFO 2008. Since that, she’s gone on to writing and shooting many films for french television. Sovereignty Dreaming is her first film as a director. She's followed between 2011 and 2014 Aboriginal women fighting against a nuclear waste dump on a sacred land.
Director Vanessa ESCALANTE
Country France, Austraila
Year 2014
Running Time 47min
Genre Documentary
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