Celebrate NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week at the MCA with films by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers.
Laugh, cry, be amazed and enlightened through a broad selection of films. Accessible to families and audiences of all ages.
2 – 6 Jul, 12.30–2pm
Veolia Lecture Theatre
Dir: Darlene Johnson, Australia,
Prod: Darlene Johnson, Sue Milliken
Darlene Johnson’s forceful documentary tells the story of the volatile birth of the first all-Indigenous theatre company, the National Black Theatre. Featuring interviews with indigenous media pioneer Lester Bostock, writer Gerry Bostock, actor Lillian Crombie, activist-academic Gary Foley, academic Marcia Langton, actors Rachael Maza, Bryan Brown and Bindi Williams.
Dir: Adrian Russell Wills, Australia,
Prod: Adrian Wills, Writ: Adrian Wills
A father attempts to reaffirm his relationship with his adopted son as the son seeks to reconnect with his natural mother, culture and country.
Image Credit: Lucy Parakhina