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Bit of Black Business

Synopsis

Bit of Black Business is a compilation of Aboriginal Australian short films which premiered on the Indigenous Film Festival 2007 in Sydney.

The shorts cover a broad range of topics. Some cover earnest, serious topics like relationships (Custard, Too Late, Two Big Boys, The Turtle), Indigenous unemployment (Days Like These) or the Stolen Generations (Back Seat, Bloodlines). Other are more humourous and tell of super-grandmothers (Nana), 'special' businesses (Done Dirt Cheap, Hush) or racial reservations (Jackie Jackie).

Bit of Black Business is a balanced compilation of movies by 13 Indigenous filmmakers from around Australia. If you are interested in a snapshot of contemporary Aboriginal themes this DVD is for you.

The Bit of Black Business shorts are:

All these films are fantastic: Laugh, cry, learn. — Forum comment

Details

Release dates
2007
Video/DVD release date
2007
Rating
PG - Parental guidance
Distributor
Flickerfest
Soundtrack
various
Notes

Bit of Black Business is a compilation of Indigenous short films from the Indigenous Film Festival 2007.

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Bit of Black Business, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/movies/bit-of-black-business>, retrieved 26 August 2019

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