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Locating 'The Sapphires' : transnational and cross-cultural dimensions of an Australian Indigenous musical film, Therese Davis

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Locating 'The Sapphires' : transnational and cross-cultural dimensions of an Australian Indigenous musical film
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Locating 'The Sapphires'
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transnational and cross-cultural dimensions of an Australian Indigenous musical film
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Therese Davis
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"This essay discusses transnational dimensions of the Indigenous musical film The Sapphires, based on the true story of an Aboriginal all-girls soul band that entertained American troops in the Vietnam War. It suggests that there are strong resonances between the film's story of four young Indigenous women who affirm their Indigenous identity while negotiating their way across national and cultural borders and contemporary Indigenous filmmakers operating in Australia's rapidly internationalizing mainstream screen industry. It argues that while the original Sapphires' adopted the American musical genre of soul as a means of breaking free from colonial forms of social restriction and racism, The Sapphires appropriates the film genre of the musical to tell the story of this all-girls group in ways that transpose the musical into an Indigenous cultural realm." [Author's abstract]; highest grossing local film at Australian box office 2012; provides overview of Wayne Blair's career and films made including: the Dja Djarns, Lockie Lenord; discusses application of Indigenous protocols in film making process including production choices, employment of members of Victorian Aboriginal community and protection of Indigenous cultural property rights
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  • Blair, Wayne,1971-
  • Briggs, Tony
  • Perkins, Rachel
  • Thornton, Warwick
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Locating 'The Sapphires' : transnational and cross-cultural dimensions of an Australian Indigenous musical film, Therese Davis
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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10304312.2014.941972#abstract
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Locating 'The Sapphires' : transnational and cross-cultural dimensions of an Australian Indigenous musical film, Therese Davis
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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10304312.2014.941972#abstract
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Bibliography: pages 603-604
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  • online resource
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  • unmediated
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