Country Outcasts


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1977, 28 Minutes

'Country Outcasts' is a band of talented Aboriginal country and western musicians - including Harry, Wilga and Gus Williams, Mac Silver and Auriel Andrew - who have spent their lives in a wholly urbanised environment.

This is the story of a tour the band makes to visit Aboriginal communites in central Australia, stopping at Alice Springs, Hermannsburg, Papunya and Yuendumu. It's a fascinating insight into their thoughts and feelings as they bring their version of "white man's culture" to outback communities where traditional Indigenous culture and language is strong.

© 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.




Director: David Roberts

Year: 1977

Running Time: 28 Minutes

Classification: Exempt from classification

Region: 0

Curriculum Links: Indigenous Studies; Music, Culture and Society; Beliefs and Values; Contemporary Australian Society; English; HSIE/SOSE.


Australian Biography: Jimmy Little

Buried Country





SKU 003002400
Brand Film Australia

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