Pioneers Of Love

August 2019

Season 1 Episode 1

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Recounts the epic saga and follows the lives of Leandro Illin and a Ngadjon woman, Kitty Clarke, a traditional owner of the land. Pioneers of Love begins by telling the story of how, in 1910, the Illins, a family of aristocratic Russian dissidents, fled to Australia to escape persecution. Tropical north Queensland is where...

Season 1 Episode 2

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The second part of Pioneers of Love looks at how after the The Bolshevik Revolution of 1918 and the backlash from the Brisbane Red Flag riots, many of the Illin family left for South America. But the law of the early 20th century prevented full-blood Aborigines from travelling. Thus Leandro remained behind with Kitty and t...