From the Western Frontier is a documentary initiative supported by Screenwest and National Indigenous Television and features the work of emerging Indigenous Western Australian writers/directors. The third instalment of this series examines the legacy of the Stolen Generations policies through the eyes of young Aboriginal women.
From the Western Frontier is produced by Metamorflix. Developed and produced in association with Screenwest and Lotterywest and produced in association with National Indigenous Television.
Fair-skinned Noongar girl, Meeka Rees, struggles to fit into an Aboriginal world despite her grandmother being prominent Aboriginal artist, Sandra Hill. She goes on a personal journey with her grandmother, mother and sister to understand how an ideology, based on skin-colour, underpinned the Stolen Generations policies and continues to impact on her family’s ability to identify and connect with their Aboriginality today.
'The Third Space' is from Series 3 of From the Western Frontier. The other episode is 'Owning Your History' and can be purchased here.
The two episodes from Series 2 of From the Western Frontier are also available to purchase on DVD. They are 'Angela's Rules' and 'Fighter'.
ATOM has also produced a study guide for From the Western Frontier – Series 3. This study guide is available for download here.
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