Australian Biography: Faith Bandler

Title:
Australian Biography: Faith Bandler
NFSA ID:
403180
Year:
1993
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program may contain images and/or audio of deceased persons
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From the Film Australia Collection. Made by Film Australia 1993. Directed by Frank Heimans. Born in NSW in 1920, Faith Bandler is a descendant of South Sea Islanders. During the 1950s, she became involved in the peace movement, and in 1956 was instrumental in setting up the Australian Aboriginal Fellowship. In 1974, Faith decided to direct her energies to the 16,000 descendants of South Sea Islanders and, in 1975, made her first emotional journey to her father’s birthplace on Ambrym.

Production company:
Film Australia