Buried Country

Title

Buried Country

Subject

Indigenous, Music, Cultural Heritage

Description

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.

Source

SBS Annual Report 98-99, 00-01
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/21037395
http://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/find-a-film/detail.aspx?tid=14921&grp=t&s=Buried%20country&sin=titles&ystart=1970&yend=2017

Rights

Screen Australia

Format

Documentary

Date Issued

2000

Duration

75 mins (feature version), 55 mins (TV version)

Director

Andy Nehl

Writer

Andy Nehl, Clinton Walker

Producer

P: Liz Watts, EP: Mark Hamlyn

Contributor

SBSi, Film Australia

Date Commissioned

1998-1999

Accord

NIP

Production Fund

Special

SBS TV Broadcast Date

8/7/2000, 17/12/2000, 7/6/2002

SBS TV Slot

As It Happened

Alternative Exhibition

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)

Comments

Narrator: Kev Carmody

Files

Citation

“Buried Country,” SBSi Commissioned Content, accessed March 30, 2017, http://sbsi.digitalfabulists.org/document/3635.