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Checkerboard Love

Synopsis

Checkerboard Love is a short film about an mixed-race couple whose parents will meet for the first time; and it's more stressful than usual.

Should they keep their Aboriginal decoration or replace it with "traditional white" icons?

Will this interracial couple leave the Shakespeare on the bookshelf and the dreamcatcher on the wall?

Still image of Checkerboard Love
Checkerboard Love: Should they change the Aboriginal image before their parents visit them?

Details

Cast
Rowena Lawrie - Aboriginal woman
Adam Grubner - White man
Release dates
2004 - Australia
Rating
G - general
Notes

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Checkerboard Love, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/movies/checkerboard-love>, retrieved 4 April 2020

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