SERVANT OR SLAVE (2016) Editor

'Servant or Slave' (2016)

Documentary. 2016. 57 mins
Director: Steven McGregor
Producer: Mitchell Stanley
Executive Producer: Michaela Perske
Cinematographer: Simon Chapman
Editor: Elliott Magen
Assistant Editor: Walter McIntosh
Composer: George Papanicolaou
Production Company: No Coincidence Media
Screen Australia / NITV

Servant or Slave follows the lives of five Aboriginal women who were stolen from their families and trained to be domestic servants. With the government exercising complete control over their wages, many thousands of Aboriginal girls and boys were effectively condemned to a treadmill of abuse, from which there was little hope of escape.

*** Winner of the Audience Award at 2016 Antenna Documentary Film Festival ***
*** Screened at 2016 Melbourne International Film Festival ***
*** Screened at 2016 Harlem International Film Festival, New York***
*** Nominated for 2017 AACTA Award for Best Documentary Television Program ***