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Catalog # 161
Title Babakieria (D)
Filmmaker Don Featherstone
Year 1986
Subject Ancient Culture
Format VHS
Region Australia
Description Produced by ?. 1986. ISBN: ? Summary Comedy short. Role reversal study of the historically inaccurate "plight" of Australian Aborigines in modern Anglo-Saxon society. Indigenous "whities" [sic] are being persecuted by racist black people who invaded the fictitious country of BabaKiueria. Politically incorrect and inconvenient facts about infant mortality rates are ignored by a "reporter" who lives with a typical white family in a white "ghetto" for six months. Descript 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series ? Cast Director: Don Featherstone Writer: Geoffrey Atherden (screenplay) Stars: Michelle Torres, Bob Maza and Kevin Smith Subject Aborigine | Ghetto | Australia | Racism | Allegory