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‘The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith’ (1978): An unnerving historical drama on the dehumanization of aboriginals

By Arun Kumar
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (117 minutes) offers a genuinely powerful and unforgettable commentary on the dangers of cultural appropriation and unfathomable brutality of colonial occupation. Pulsing with rage the film raises discomfiting questions about an unjust and intolerant society.