Indigenous, Music, Cultural Heritage
From the bush to the city, Aboriginal people have used country music to tell their stories of life and the struggle for justice. Featuring rare recordings, archival images and first-hand interviews with the singers and songwriters, Buried Country traces six decades of this rich tradition.
SBS Annual Report 98-99, 00-01
75 mins (feature version), 55 mins (TV version)
Andy Nehl, Clinton Walker
P: Liz Watts, EP: Mark Hamlyn
SBSi, Film Australia
SBS TV Broadcast Date
8/7/2000, 17/12/2000, 7/6/2002
SBS TV Slot
As It Happened
Lifestyle Channel (29/9/2002 to 1/12/2003), Hawaii International Film Festival (2000), Sydney Film Festival (2000), Arizona International Film Festival (2001), EthnoFilmfest Berlin (2001), FIPA - Cannes (2001), London Australian Film Festival (2001), Singapore International Film Festival (2001), Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short & Animation Films (2002)
Narrator: Kev Carmody
“Buried Country,” SBSi Commissioned Content, accessed December 16, 2017, http://sbsi.digitalfabulists.org/document/3635.