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Short-film on protection of cultural heritage of Indigenous community of Australia screens in HPU

Shimla, Sep 20 (UNI) The UGC Centre for Australian & New Zealand Studies on Friday organised a
lecture on the theme of struggle for protection of cultural heritage of Indigenous community of Australia in the visual art department of Himachal Pradesh University.
Ms Courtney Collins who is a creative writer and a film producer delivered a lecture on the her short film after it was screened in the department today. Ms Collins hailed to North Territory of Australia is
on her three weeks of visit to the Centre.
She also shared her experience about making the film and also referred to film making techniques.
She discussed on the ancient culture of aboriginals from Australia, the subject matter of her films.
Earlier Prof Neelima Kanwar the Director of Centre introduced Ms Collins to the audience and
deliberated how these film exhibit protection of cultural heritage and Indigenous community of Australia.
These communities are battling to save their lineage through different mediums like painting
dancing, story telling and guarding vulnerable lands.
he UGC Centre for Australian & New Zealand Studies’ at Himachal Pradesh University has the distinction of being one of the six Universities in India holding Asialink Residency programme in which eminent writers or authors visit the centre. The event was sponsored by the Government of Australia.
The event was attended by the faculty members, research scholars and students from various departments of the University.
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