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OPENING THE COMMON GATE binds together the stories and personal experiences of Indigenous Australians who with humor and grace survived policies that were both draconian and racist. Through personal accounts of storytellers who experienced these times OPENING THE COMMON GATE explores citizenship, assimilation, integration and identity.

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Crew

Director
Dan Wood
Producer
Julie Nimmo  Dan Wood
Executive Producers
Dot (Dorothy) West
Dir. of Photography
David Tindale  Clint Dixon

Cast

Doris Edger - Jimmy Edgar - Donnelly McKenzie - Steve Possum

Production Details

Production Completion
2007
Genre
History and national identity
Production Company
Goolarri Media Enterprises