Arakwal Naidoc Week Film Screening


Wednesday 8th July

The Arakwal people of Byron Bay would like to welcome you to the 2nd year of our special NAIDOC screening of entertaining and award winning Indigenous short films, all of which have been screened to great acclaim at festivals around the world

Presented by the Arakwal corporation, Flickerfest and The Island Quarry this selection of highly entertaining, contemporary indigenous short films provide great insight into what it means to be indigenous in Australia today, as told by Indigenous people themselves.
We are proud to present the exciting showcase of award winning shorts. They have been embraced by audiences all around Australia, and screened at festivals all around the world. They provide an excellent insight for all Australian’s into the richness of indigenous culture.

Highlights of the programme include:

Djarn Djarns 1The ‘Djarn Djarns‘ by acclaimed actor and director Wayne Blair,

Two Bob MermaidTwo Bob Mermaid‘ by award winning director Darlene Johnston,

Turn Around 2the fun romantic comedy ‘Turnaround‘,

Mimi 1and ‘Mimi‘ starring Aaron Pederson and David Gulpilil. by Warwick Thornton who’s first feature film ‘Samson and Delilah’ recently won the Camera D’or in Cannes.

Black Talk 2The 75 min programme is complete with ‘Black Talk‘ by Wayne Blair.

Last years programme was a great hit and screened to capacity audiences.

Our special Naidoc week screening is in honour of Aunty Linda Vidler Arakwal elder, who recently passed away.

Wednesday July 8th
7pm for 7.30 screening (rating PG)
Tickets $8 / $6 conc (Byron Bay Community Centre or at the door)
Refreshments will be available afterwards
The screenings is a fundraiser for the Arakwal corporation

For more information call: 6685 9999


presented by:

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Arakwal Corporation
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Island Quarry