The Resource Off Country

Off Country

Label
Off Country
Title
Off Country
Contributor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seven Indigenous students leave their communities to spend a year at one of the oldest and most elite boarding schools in the country, Geelong Grammar School. Every year, around 3000 Indigenous students receive scholarships to attend some of Australia's most prestigious boarding schools. It is an immense opportunity, setting many of the youngsters on a path to a bright future, but it also means they must leave their homes and communities. From inside the boarding house, on the sports field and in the classroom, Off Country follows the 2020 school year as the boarding school is thrown into chaos as the pandemic hits. Students wrestle with their identities as they move between boarding life and home life, and offer complex portraits of what it is to be an Indigenous child in Australia today
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed and written by John Harvey & Rhian Skirving
Intended audience
Rated: PG
Language note
Language: English. Subtitles: [CC] English Captions (descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harvey, John
  • Skirving, Rhian
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geelong Grammar School
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian
  • Scholarships
  • Boarding school students
  • Boarding schools
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-
  • COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Off Country
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Madman: MMA6989
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251884873
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD-video (approximately 96 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9322225244351
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
MMA6989
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video, Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0, anamorphic widescreen 16:9, PAL, region 4
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Off Country
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Madman: MMA6989
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251884873
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD-video (approximately 96 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9322225244351
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
MMA6989
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video, Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0, anamorphic widescreen 16:9, PAL, region 4
Video recording format
DVD

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