ABORIGINAL FILMMAKING | THE NEW WAVE

SCREENS ON THE 25TH MARCH AT 2:30 PM AT NGĀ PURAPURA

A series of short films from Aboriginal film makers accompanied by a post screening panel.

FOOTSTEPS

Directed by Cornel Ozies
Australia
2014
The creator left his footprints forever embedded in the landscape of Djugan country, on the Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Djugun decedents now following in his footstep to rediscover a song and dance that haven’t been performed for more than 60 years. Hidden knowledge within this song line, leads them on a journey to discovery their cultural identity.

KARROYUL

Directed by Kelrick Martin
Australia
2015
An Aboriginal girl, lost and empty after the death of her mother, discovers her past in an unlikely place.

WURRAY

Directed by Keith Lapulung Dhamarrandji
Australia
2015

Wurray is a film project that has been produced for Screen Australia’s Songlines On Screen initiative and was commissioned for broadcast on SBS/NITV. It was directed by Keith Lapulung Dhamarrandji, an elder of the Djambarrpuyngu clan nation of Yolngu people who live in north east Arnhem Land in the Top End of Australia. Wurray is a co-production between the Milingimbi Arts and Cultural Centre and Sutton Grange Films. Paul Williams produced the film.

Wurray was filmed in the Milingimbi and Ramingining communities after an initial development period. Songlines On Screen is a joint initiative between SBS, NITV and Screen Australia. Further development and production funding was secured from Screen Territory.

 

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