Freeman

2020
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Freeman episodes (1)

1 Freeman
4/28/21
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With her iconic win in the 400-meter sprint at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Cathy Freeman brought Australia together as a nation like never before. To mark the 20th anniversary of this singular moment, Freeman shares her full story for the first time in this revealing cinematic portrait combining intimate conversations, archival footage and unique insights from Freeman's mother, insiders and media commentators. This film takes viewers on a journey through Freeman's outstanding sporting career, bringing to life her unique experience on the world's biggest stage and exploring how her story became emblematic of a much larger struggle for equality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians – one that still resonates to this day.

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With her iconic win in the 400-meter sprint at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Cathy Freeman brought Australia together as a nation like never before. To mark the 20th anniversary of this singular moment, Freeman shares her full story for the first time in this revealing cinematic portrait combining intimate conversations, archival footage and unique insights from Freeman's mother, insiders and media commentators. This film takes viewers on a journey through Freeman's outstanding sporting career, bringing to life her unique experience on the world's biggest stage and exploring how her story became emblematic of a much larger struggle for equality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians – one that still resonates to this day.