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Two Bob Mermaid: A Short Film About Aboriginal Identity

Title
Two Bob Mermaid: A Short Film About Aboriginal Identity
Repository
National Film and Sound Archive
Reference
306361
Date Range
1996
Description

Short Film directed by Darlene Johnson. Set in the summer of 1957, 'Two Bob Mermaid' is about a young Koori girl who 'passes for white' at the local swimming pool. It is a story about Aboriginal identity, transformation and change, set in a period of cultural conflict and racial tension.

Formats
Video and WMV file
Access
Open - contact repository

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