The Australian Dream

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The Australian Dream is a documentary that uses the remarkable and inspirational story of Indigenous AFL legend Adam Goodes as the prism through which to tell a deep and powerful story about race, identity and belonging.

For the first time Adam reveals his profoundly emotional journey in his own words, and asks fundamental questions about the nature of racism and discrimination in society today. Walkley award-winning writer Stan Grant and BAFTA award-winning director Daniel Gordon join forces to tell this remarkable story of one of the most decorated & celebrated players in AFL history. A man who remains a cultural hero; the very epitome of resilience & survival, who continues to fight for equality and reconciliation.


The Australian Dream
  • Cast
  • Adam Goodes, Stan Grant, Nathan Buckley, Nicky Winmar, Nova Peris, Linda Burney
  • Director
  • Daniel Gordon
  • Genre
  • Documentary, Sport
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 109 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Themes of racism and strong coarse language
  • Country of Origin
  • Australia
  • Distributor
  • Madman

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