The Last Tasmanian (1979)

Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - Australia  |  
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This detailed documentary traces the extermination of the Tasmanian aborigines through the greed and superior weapons of British colonialists. Anthropologist Dr. Rhys Jones provides newly discovered information about the people, shedding insight on their lives and culture. The aborigines were brutally exterminated by the British from 1803 to 1876 until only one full-blooded member, Truganini, was left. Actor Leo McKern narrates this informative documentary based on historical fact and meticulous research.