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Joe Leahy's Neighbors

Australia, 1989


Followup of First Contact. It traces the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy relationship with his tribal neighbors. From his proximity to his very different neighbors, the film captures the conflicting values of tribalism and capitalism.

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Joe Leahy's Neighbors Directed by Bobby Connolly, Robin Anderson