Tuesday, 7th July, 6.30pm
Tix @BBCC & online | or at the door ($10/8conc)
The Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ Inc are thrilled to present a selection of inspiring Indigenous short films selected from the finalists of Flickerfest 2015. This programme will take you on a special journey with some of the freshest aboriginal filmmakers today. Come along & enjoy these unique stories from incredible aboriginal filmmakers & support the celebration of the culture of our first Australians in NAIDOC week with this programme of amazing films.
ARAKWAL NAIDOC WEEK FILM SCREENING – Programme Highlights:
BUSH MECHANICS: 11.5min
Wri/Dir: Jason Japaljarri Woods, Jonathan Daw | Wri: Francis Jupurrurla Kelly, David Batty | Prod: Michael Taylor, Jeff Bruer In the central Australian desert, four Warlpiri men travel to visit a powerful elder at a remote outstation. On the road they must overcome mechanical mishaps and the trickery of a mischievous spirit. It will take all of their bush ingenuity to keep their car running and themselves alive.
View trailer here
ONE FINE DAY: 10min
Wri/Dir: Kelli Cross | Prod: Kelrick Martin Trying to stay strong for her family on what proves to be a distressing and difficult day, a young woman comes to realize that some things in life are beyond her control. All that is left is love and hope.
HIGH TIDE: 10min
Wri: Dot West | Dir: Kimberley West | Prod: Kelrick Martin Can Jamie set his fishing line aside for one night in order to catch the girl of his dreams?
HOW DO WE GET TO SPACE: LOVE PUNKS & SATELLITE SISTERS: 27min Wri: Producer: Debra Myers | Dir: Chynna Campbell Something is happening in one of the hottest and most remote places of the world… In the small Aboriginal community of Ieramagadu (Roebourne), Western Australia, an unlikely group of 11-year olds wearing found objects, wacky hats and face paint create the world’s first Aboriginal interactive comic book, NEOMAD.
…plus more !
*Note: Tickets will be available online from Byron Bay Community Centre | also from the Byron Bay Community Centre (& at the door from 6pm).