Aboriginal documentary movies

Film titleDirectorMovie typeYear
88 Adrian Wills
Documentary 2014
88.9 Radio Redfern Geoff Burton
Documentary 1988
A Changing Race Therese Denny
Documentary 1964
A Dying Shame Paul Roy
Documentary 1997
A Northern Town Rachel Landers
Documentary 2008
A Silent Shout: The Nicky Winmar Story Tim O’Brien
Documentary 2014
A Sister's Love Ivan Sen
Documentary 2007
A Time to Dream Bruce McGuiness
Documentary 1974
Ablaze Tiriki Onus
Documentary 2020
Aboriginal Rules Liam Campbell
Documentary 2007
After Mabo John Hughes
Documentary 1997
After The Apology Larissa Behrendt
Documentary 2017
Ailan Kastom Brett Charles
Documentary 2014
Alcheringa Frank Lowell Few
Documentary 1962
Always Was Always Will Be Martha Ansara
Documentary 1989
Among Us Richard Frankland
Documentary 2010
Angels Gather Here Ian Hamilton
Documentary 2017
Another Country Molly Reynolds
Documentary 2015
Apekathe Steven McGregor
Documentary 1997
Art + Soul Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2010
Aunty Connie Ivan Sen
Documentary 2006
Australia Daze Pat Fiske
Documentary 1988
Australia's Lost Generation: Aboriginal Youth Suicide Unknown
Documentary 2012
Backs To The Blast Harry Bardwell
Documentary 1981
Bastardy Amiel Courtin-Wilson
Documentary 2008
Benny and the Dreamers Ivo Burum
Documentary 1993
Between The Lines: The Initiation Of Adam Hill Monica Garriga
Documentary 2007
Beyond Sorry David Vadiveloo
Documentary 2003
Beyond The Dreamtime John Lind
Documentary 1994
Big Boss: The Last Leader of the Crocodile Islands Paul Sinclair
Documentary 2012
Big Fella Michael Longbottom
Documentary 2010
Big Name No Blanket Steven McGregor
Documentary 2013
Black As David Batty
Documentary 2016
Black Chicks Talking Brendan Fletcher
Documentary 2002
Black Divaz Adrian Wills
Documentary 2018
Black Fire (Blackfire) Bruce McGuiness
Documentary 1972
Black Magic Paul Roberts
Documentary 1988
Black Man's Houses Stephen Thomas
Documentary 1992
Black Panther Woman Rachel Perkins
Documentary 2014
Black Santa David Sandy
Documentary 1989
Blackbird Amie Batalibasi
Documentary 2016
Blacktracker Michael Riley
Documentary 1996
Blue Water Empire Steven McGregor
Documentary 2019
Bollywood Dreaming Cornel Ozies
Documentary 2007
Boxing For Palm Island Adrian Wills
Documentary 2010
Buckskin Dylan McDonald
Documentary 2013
Buffalo Legends Paul Roberts
Documentary 1997
Bulunu Milkarri Sylvia Nulpinditj
Documentary 2015
Buried Country Andy Nehl
Documentary 2000
Case 442 Mitch (Michelle) Torres
Documentary 2005
Cass – No Saucepan Diver Wayne Barker
Documentary 1983
Ceremony – The Djungguwan of Northeast Arnhem Land Trevor Graham
Documentary 2006
Collisions Lynette Wallworth
Documentary 2016
Coniston Francis Jupurrurla Kelly
Documentary 2012
Connection to Country Tyson Mowarin
Documentary 2017
Contact Martin Butler
Documentary 2009
Coolbaroo Club Roger Scholes
Documentary 1996
Courting with Justice Debbie Carmody
Documentary 2007
Croker Island Exodus Steven McGregor
Documentary 2012
Cry from the heart Jeni Kendell
Documentary 1999
Dancing With The Prime Minister Lara Cole
Documentary 2006
Dark Science Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2008
Destiny in Alice Sonja Dare
Documentary 2007
Dhakiyarr vs the King Tom Murray
Documentary 2004
Dreaming Of Lords Bob Ellis
Documentary 1988
Dugong Dugong Howard Hughes
Documentary 1980
Eelemarni: The Story of Leo and Leva Lorraine Mafi-Williams
Documentary 1988
Ella Douglas Watkin
Documentary 2016
Emily In Japan Andrew Pike
Documentary 2009
Etched in Bone Béatrice Bijon
Documentary 2018
Eye Donna McCrum
Documentary 2010
Fantome Island Sean Gilligan
Documentary 2011
Fire Talker Ivan Sen
Documentary 2008
Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra Wayne Blair
Documentary 2020
First Australians Darren Dale
Documentary 2008
First Contact Darren Dale
Documentary 2014
First Contact (Season 2) Darren Dale
Documentary 2016
First Footprints Bentley Dean
Documentary 2013
Fitzroy Stars: More Than a Game John Harding
Documentary 2008
Fly Peewee Fly Sally Riley
Documentary 1995
Footprints on Our Land Pat Fiske
Documentary 2016
Freedom Ride – Blood Brothers Rachel Perkins
Documentary 1993
Freedom Rides - 40 Years On Oliver Lawrance
Documentary 2011
Gamarada Mark Taylor
Documentary 2012
Gulpilil: One Red Blood Darlene Johnson
Documentary 2002
Gurrumul Paul Damien Williams
Documentary 2017
Harold Stephen Thomas
Documentary 1994
Heritage Fight Eugénie Dumont
Documentary 2013
Homeland Story Glenda Hambly
Documentary 2019
How Do We Get To Space: Love Punks and Satellite Sisters Chynna Campbell
Documentary 2014
How The West Was Lost David Noakes
Documentary 1987
In a League Of Their Own Steven McGregor
Documentary 2009
In My Blood It Runs Maya Newell
Documentary 2019
In My Father's Country Tom Murray
Documentary 2008
In My Own Words Erica Glynn
Documentary 2017
Innocence Betrayed Larissa Behrendt
Documentary 2014
Intervention – 2 Years On Steven McGregor
Documentary 2010
Island Fettlers Kelrick Martin
Documentary 2006
It's A Long Road Back Oomera Coral Edwards
Documentary 1981
JABIRU 0886: Trespass David Vadiveloo
Documentary 2002
Jandamarra's War Mitch (Michelle) Torres
Documentary 2011
Jarlmadangah Cornel Ozies
Documentary 2007
Kalkadoon Man Brendan Fletcher
Documentary 2004
Kanyini Melanie Hogan
Documentary 2006
Karlu Karlu - Devil's Marbles David Tranter
Documentary 2009
Keeper Ali Russell
Documentary 2010
King's Seal Quenten Agius
Documentary 2014
La Perouse Panthers Michael Longbottom
Documentary 2006
Land Bilong Islanders Trevor Graham
Documentary 1989
Link-Up Diary David MacDougall
Documentary 1987
Lionel Eddie Martin
Documentary 2008
Little Towns, Big Voices Fran Dobbie
Documentary 2016
Liyarn Ngarn Martin Mhando
Documentary 2007
Lore of Love Beck Cole
Documentary 2005
Lousy Little Sixpence Gerry Bostock
Documentary 1983
Lurugu Curtis Levy
Documentary 1973
Lurujarri Dreaming Bernadette Trench-Thiedeman
Documentary 2013
Mabo Rachel Perkins
Documentary 2012
Mabo - Life of an Island Man Trevor Graham
Documentary 1997
Make It Right! Kim McKenzie
Documentary 1988
Making a Mark Richard Jasek
Documentary 2017
Making Samson & Delilah Beck Cole
Documentary 2009
Malbangka Country Curtis Levy
Documentary 1975
Maralinga Pieces Jessie Boylan
Documentary 2012
Marluku Wirlinyi - Kangaroo Hunters Craig Japangardi Williams
Documentary 1998
Marn Grook Steven McGregor
Documentary 1996
Men Don't Cry Fran Dobbie
Documentary 2015
Message From Mungo Ann McGrath
Documentary 2014
Milli Milli Wayne Barker
Documentary 1994
Minymaku Way: There’s Only One Women’s Council Erica Glynn
Documentary 2000
Mourning For Mangatopi Curtis Levy
Documentary 1974
Mr Patterns Catriona McKenzie
Documentary 2003
Mr. Strehlow's Films Hart Cohen
Documentary 2001
My Brother Vinnie Steven McGregor
Documentary 2006
My Home The Block Trevor Almeida
Documentary 2009
My Life As I Live It Essie Coffey
Documentary 1993
My Spirit is Black Unknown
Documentary 1986
My Survival As An Aboriginal Essie Coffey
Documentary 1978
My Uncle Bluey Brit Arthur
Documentary 2009
Namatjira Scott Rankin
Documentary 2016
Namatjira Project Sera Davies
Documentary 2017
Nganampa Anwernekenhe Various directors
Documentary 1987 - current
Ngangkari Erica Glynn
Documentary 2001
Nigger Lovers Rhonda Hagan
Documentary 2007
Nin's Brother Mary Munro
Documentary 2010
Ningla A-Na (Hungry For Our Land) Alessandro Cavadini
Documentary 1972
No Apologies Required Ashley Morrison
Documentary 2011
No Fixed Address Tracey Callegari
Documentary 2002
No Fixed Address On Tour John Tatoulis
Documentary 1990
Northern Lights Alastair McGibbon
Documentary 2013
Nothing Rhymes with Ngapartji Suzy Bates
Documentary 2010
Ochre and Ink James Bradley
Documentary 2011
One People Sing Freedom Bernice Daly
Documentary 1988
One River All Rivers Tom E Lewis
Documentary 2008
One Tree, One Man Jedda Puruntatameri
Documentary 2008
Our Generation Damien Curtis
Documentary 2010
Outback United Various directors
Documentary 2012
Pemulwuy Catriona McKenzie
Documentary 2020
Pemulwuy: A War of Two Laws (Part 1 & 2) Grant Leigh Saunders
Documentary 2010
Pioneers of Love Julie Nimmo
Documentary 2005
Protected: The Truth About Palm Island Alessandro Cavadini
Documentary 1975
Putuparri And The Rainmakers Nicole Ma
Documentary 2015
Queen of the Desert Alex Kelly
Documentary 2012
Ringbalin - Breaking the Drought Nara Wilson
Documentary 2013
River of No Return Darlene Johnson
Documentary 2008
Rosalie's Journey Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2003
Running to America Steven McGregor
Documentary 2011
Sacred Ground Kim Mavromatis
Documentary 2007
Salute Matt Norman
Documentary 2008
Satellite Dreaming Ivo Burum
Documentary 1991
Servant or Slave Steven McGregor
Documentary 2016
She Who Must Be Loved Erica Glynn
Documentary 2018
Shifting Shelter 3 Ivan Sen
Documentary 2006
Shifting Shelter 4 Ivan Sen
Documentary 2011
Sister, If You Only Knew Janet Isaac
Documentary 1975
Sisters, Pearls and Mission Girls David Batty
Documentary 2003
Six Australians John J. McGowan
Documentary 1984
Songlines On Screen Various directors
Documentary 2015
Sons of Namatjira Curtis Levy
Documentary 1975
Spear In The Stone Kim McKenzie
Documentary 1983
Spirit of Anchor Barbara Glowczewski-Barker
Documentary 2002
Spirit Stones Allan Collins ACS
Documentary 2007
Standing on Sacred Ground Christopher McLeod
Documentary 2013
Star Stories of The Dreaming Eleanor Gilbert
Documentary 2015
Still Our Country - Reflections on a Culture Molly Reynolds
Documentary 2015
Stingray Sisters Katrina Channells
Documentary 2016
Stolen Generations Darlene Johnson
Documentary 2000
Stone Country Mark Anderson
Documentary 2006
Storykeepers Hayden Layton
Documentary 2019
Sunset To Sunrise Allan Collins ACS
Documentary 2006
Takeover David MacDougall
Documentary 1979
Tayamangajirri (Night Patrol) Charmaine Ingram
Documentary 2019
The Australian Dream Daniel Gordon
Documentary 2019
The Balanda and the Bark Canoes Rolf de Heer
Documentary 2017
The Beach Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2019
The Dream of Love Lawrence Johnston
Documentary 2005
The Drover's Boy Margaret McHugh
Documentary 2015
The Extraordinary Tale Of William Buckley Malcolm McDonald
Documentary 2010
The Final Quarter Ian Darling
Documentary 2019
The Forgotten Glen Stasiuk
Documentary 2003
The House Opening Judith MacDougall
Documentary 1980
The Intervention: Katherine, NT Julie Nimmo
Documentary 2008
The Last Tasmanian Tom Haydon
Documentary 1978
The Old Man and the Inland Sea Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2005
The Panther Within Allan Collins ACS
Documentary 2016
The Redfern Story Darlene Johnson
Documentary 2014
The Saltwater Story Jeff Licence
Documentary 2017
The Secret Country: The First Australians Fight Back Alan Lowery
Documentary 1986
The Song Keepers Naina Sen
Documentary 2017
The Tall Man Tony Krawitz
Documentary 2011
The Tombstone Opening Frances Calvert
Documentary 2012
The Tracker Rolf de Heer
Documentary 2002
The Unlucky Australians John Goldschmidt
Documentary 1974
Think About It Wendy Friar
Documentary 2007
Three Boys Dreaming Michae Cordell
Documentary 2010
Three Horsemen David MacDougall
Documentary 1982
Three Sisters: Women Of High Degree Various directors
Documentary 2015
Through Our Eyes Vera Hong
Documentary 2010
Tjintu Pakani: Sunrise Awakening Andree Reese Maddox
Documentary 1976
Tnorala – Baby Falling Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2007
Tombstone Unveiling Murray Lui
Documentary 2000
Too Pretty To Be Aboriginal Sasha Sarago
Documentary 2018
Transblack (Season 1) Charmaine Ingram
Documentary 2018
Triumph of the Nomads David Morgan
Documentary 1984
Truth Be Told: Lest We Forget Erica Glynn
Documentary 2018
Tudawali Steve Jodrell
Documentary 1987
Two Big Boys Jon Bell
Documentary 2007
Two Laws Alessandro Cavadini
Documentary 1981
Under Skin, In Blood Larissa Behrendt
Documentary 2015
Undermined: Tales From The Kimberley Nicholas D. Wrathall
Documentary 2018
Unfinished Business Pamelaq Donnellan
Documentary 1999
Utopia John Pilger
Documentary 2013
Vanish Ivan Sen
Documentary 1998
Voices From The Cape David Vadiveloo
Documentary 2008
Vote Yes for Aborigines Frances Peters-Little
Documentary 2007
Waging Peace David Bradbury
Documentary 2015
Waiting For Harry Kim McKenzie
Documentary 1980
Walkabout With Malcolm Douglas Malcolm Douglas
Documentary 1967-1985
Wanja: Warrior Dog Angie Abdilla
Documentary 2007
We Don't Need A Map Warwick Thornton
Documentary 2017
We Fight (Guniwaya Ngigu) Tracey Moffatt
Documentary 1982
Welcome to Wee Waa Madeline McGrady
Documentary 1983
When Colin met Joyce Rima Tamou
Documentary 2007
Who Paintin' Dis Wandjina? Taryne Laffar
Documentary 2007
Who We Are: Brave New Clan Leah Purcell
Documentary 2014
Why me? - Stories from the Stolen Generations Rick Cavaggion
Documentary 2006
Wik vs Queensland Dean Gibson
Documentary 2018
Will Australia Ever Have a Black Prime Minister? Catriona McKenzie
Documentary 2019
Wrap Me Up in Paperbark Des Kootji Raymond
Documentary 1999
Yajilarra Melanie Hogan
Documentary 2009
Yellow Fella Ivan Sen
Documentary 2005
Yolngu Guya Djamamirr Frank Djirrimbilpilwy Garawirritja
Documentary 2008
Yolngu Homeland Natasha Fijn
Documentary 2015
Zach's Ceremony Aaron Petersen
Documentary 2016
Ŋambi Mark Watjana Ashley
Documentary 2018

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Korff, J 1970, Aboriginal documentary movies, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/movies/documentary>, retrieved 22 October 2019

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