Sugar Slaves: the History of Australia's slave trade

Location:Australia; Melanesia; New Caledonia
Subject:History; Colonialism; Racism; Labor Issues
Length:55 minutes
Format:1/2 inch VHS
Year Released:1995
Director:Trevor Graham
Producer:Sharon Connolly; Jenny Robins; Trevor Graham
Distributor:Film Australia
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 15800
Description:Descendants of the Melanesians who were kidnapped or convinced to emigrate to Australia to work on sugar plantations return to their ancestral homelands to trace their roots. The film explores the exploitation of Melanesian workers, subsequent deportation of many of them and discrimination against the descendent's of those who stayed in Australia.
Record No:1980
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