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Day: October 12, 2017

65% #OutOf100 – Sweet Country an Interesting Take on Racism in 1920s Australia.

Overall, I’m not sure if I liked this film. I spent a lot of time watching it with my brow furrowed. There are some brilliant fleeting scenes. Notably when you look at empty the IMDB pages of the Aborigine actors in this film, it’s a reminder of who is not represented in the major arts. But, the story is important, if only to once again shed light on the injustices the western world has put indigenous people across the globe through. That said, I’m getting tired of seeing people of colour in epic narratives depicting their suffering at the hands of angry White Fellas.

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