The Resource I'll Call Australia Home

I'll Call Australia Home

Label
I'll Call Australia Home
Title
I'll Call Australia Home
Contributor
Subject
Summary
Refugee families from Burma and Sudan discover the joys and challenges of their new Australian home. While the immediate horrors of war and the confinement of refugee camps are behind them, the new lives of these families are not without struggle as they negotiate the everyday realities of settling in a new country. They face getting to know a new currency, schooling for their children, learning a different language and reuniting family torn apart by war. Over six months, I'll Call Australia Home offers an intimate record of these families as they tackle their new life experiences; from their first supermarket trip to their first day at school, to dealing with Australian welfare agencies. For the ethnic Karen family from Burma so many things are startling-;suburbs that seem to be for cars not people, too many clothes to choose from at 'op' shops, using automatic teller machines and discovering chickens wrapped in plastic from the supermarket fridge. But learning English in 510 hours of government paid lessons is proving the biggest challenge of all. For Constance and her extended family from Sudan who have been in Australia longer, the task is not so much the practical realities of Australian life but drawing together all the members of her family separated for over 10 years. Made with the cooperation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Australian Government's resettlement agencies, this is a gentle and revealing story of ordinary people who have witnessed extraordinary tragedy. But united in a new country they find the strength, resilience and courage to start again. A Film Australia National Interest Program in association with Becker Entertainment. Produced in association with SBS Independent. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Anna Grieve Producer: Sue Clothier (Executive Producer Becker Entertainment), Mike Bluett (Producer) Director: Belinda Mason DOP/Cinematographer: Kathryn Millis Narrator/Presenter: Tara Morice
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2008
Language note
In English
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
52
Technique
live action
Label
I'll Call Australia Home
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1121755
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921961129
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1121755
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
I'll Call Australia Home
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1121755
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921961129
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1121755
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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