‘BabaKiueria’: I can’t believe I’d not seen it until now!

BabaKiueria is a (1986) satirical mockumentary about the legacy of colonialism in Australia pretending to be an ethnographic documentary exploring the customs of the white natives of ‘Babakiueria’ from the perspective of the country’s black colonisers. It manages to defamiliarise power relations in really creative but pointed ways by reversing the role of colonisers/colonised.

I seriously can’t believe I’d never come across this until now. Thank you wawa for putting me onto it. If you haven’t already you should really watch this – it’s so great.

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5 responses to “‘BabaKiueria’: I can’t believe I’d not seen it until now!

  1. You can watch it in three parts on YouTube.

  2. fergarama

    Fuck Wawa. Thank me instead.

  3. No, that’d be gumurr-dutji’!

  4. fergarama

    All the best things are naughty.😉

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