Nothing can exist without wai. The theme of water runs through all these stories.
11 am, Sunday 28 March
$7.50 - Book Tickets
Films in Programme
CALVINGDuration: 3 mins
Nation: Anishinaabe and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation
Director: Nathan Adler
Waking up after thousands of years of being encased in ice, the voice of a creature is heard. In this experimental film, audio of the largest mass calving event (when arctic ice melts and collapses into the ocean) sets the scene for a new monster to emerge.
E Whiti E Te Raa: ShineDuration: 12 mins
Director: Arini Loader / Michael Ross
This film connects a song of hope in times of trauma to a place and its people across time and events.
One Word SawalmemDuration: 12 mins
Nation: Kanaka Maoli
Director: Michael "Pom" Preston / Natasha Deganello Giraudie
One word ripples outward, vibrating with healing power. Sawalmem, meaning Sacred Water. Sawalmem could help us unravel the climate crisis we’ve created
Saving SeagrassDuration: 30 mins
Nation: Indigenous Australia
Director: Bessy-May Taylor
Can traditional owners continue to take care of the land by using modern renewable energy solutions?
Wakahourua (Making of the Tairāwhiti Voyaging Canoe)Duration: 19 mins
Nation: Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu, and Te Arawa
Director: Norm Heke
Follow the journey of bringing a waka to life, narrated by Te Aturangi Nepia-Clamp
Yáa at Wooné (Respect for All Things)Duration: 19 mins
Nation: Kiks.adí Clan, Sheet'ká Kwáan, and Tlingít Nation
Director: Kh’asheechtlaa (Louise Brady), Lee House
Herring are the foundation of all things we love in Southeast Alaska. These fish connect us culturally, spiritually, and historically and play a critical role in our communities and eco-systems
YullerooDuration: 14 mins
Director: Bessy May Taylor
Yulleroo is the story of Micklo Corpus, Yawuru Traditional owner, who is spearheading the fight to protect his country from hydraulic fracking.