The Resource Freedom Stories

Freedom Stories

Label
Freedom Stories
Title
Freedom Stories
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Freedom Stories is an exploration by filmmaker Steve Thomas of the achievements and struggles of former ?boat people?. Now Australian citizens, they arrived seeking asylum from the Middle-East around 2001 ? a watershed year in Australian politics sparked by the Tampa affair and Prime Minister John Howard?s declaration: “We will decide who comes to this country and the circumstances in which they come”.. Some were only children when they found themselves in indefinite mandatory detention in remote places such as Woomera or Nauru and then placed on temporary protection visas, which extended their limbo for years. It has taken astonishing resilience and over a decade for them to build secure lives and start contributing to their new country. These are ordinary people who found themselves caught up in the extraordinary consequences of political brinkmanship but have long since dropped out of the media spotlight. They live among us now and given the Government?s boast that it has ?stopped the boats? it is time for their voices to be heard.. The Freedom Stories Project acknowledges the support of Screen Australia, Film Victoria, Bokhara Foundation, John T. Reid Charitable Trusts, R.E. Ross Trust, Scanlon Foundation, Victorian Multicultural Commission, Amnesty International, Faculty of the VCA & MCM at University of Melbourne, Documentary Australia Foundation and Creative Partnerships Australia. Freedom Stories is a Flying Carpet Films production.. Recommended by the Refugee Council of Australia: "a thoughtful and uplifting film that places humanity back in this often politicised debate. ... Screening ?Freedom Stories? is a great way to raise awareness."
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Ronin Films in 2015
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ronin Films (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
200
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Documentary-style films
Technique
live action
Label
Freedom Stories
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
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) (201 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1235017
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956903446
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1235017
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Freedom Stories
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
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) (201 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1235017
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956903446
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1235017
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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