6.30pm, Tuesday 8th July, Byron Community Centre
Tix: $8/$5con (at door only)
The Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ are thrilled to present a selection of inspiring Indigenous short films selected from the finalists of Flickerfest 2014.
This 90min programme will take you on a special journey with some of the freshest indigenous filmmakers today.
Come along & enjoy these unique stories from incredible indigenous filmmakers & support the celebration of the culture of our first Australians in NAIDOC week with this programme of 7 amazing films.
ARAKWAL NAIDOC WEEK SCREENING – Full programme:
In The Air – 12m 20s
Dir: Kimberley West | Wri: Dot West
A romantic comedy about the feisty Kimberley camp cook Sue, a jealous, impulsive woman, who goes from the frying pan to the fire trying to get her man.
The Chuck In – 10m 53s
Dir/Wri: Jon Bell
24 Beers, 3 Boys and 1 Flawless Plan. Three sixteen year old boys concoct an elaborate plan to purchase a carton of liquid
gold (by local Casino Bundjalung filmmaker Jon Bell).
Aboriginal Heart – 12min
Dir: Michelle Blanchard | Wri: Tim Duncan
A young city doctor’s first job in an Indigenous outback community takes a turn when some savvy local Aboriginal women compel him to buy all their artwork.
Ngarritj – 17m 47s
Dir/Wri: Robbie & Stuart Courtenay
Ngarritj is a little white corella with a big attitude who flies freely around the Yolngu community of Galiwin’ku visiting everyone and speaking the local language.
Vote Yes – 11min
Dir/Wri: Nick Waterman
It’s May 27, 1967 – Australia’s referendum on Aboriginal rights. Two women unite as a family come to terms with the prospect of change. Starring Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires)
Cannibal Story – 6m 52s
Dir: Sohan Ariel Hayes & Yunkurra Billy Atkins | Wri: John Carty
Cannibal Story brings to life the dangerous carnivorous beings that live beneath a salt lake in the heart of the Western Desert. This is Martu artist Yunkurra Billy Atkins’ country.
The Hunter: 11min
Dir: Margaret Harvey | Wri: Cameron Costello
Jarlo a young Aboriginal hunter reunites with his true love Miboo to begin a journey on a fateful quest. As they walk through ancient lands they come upon an ominous sign.
Programme Running Time: 85min
* A fundraiser for the Arakwal Corporation & supported by the Indigenous Coordination Centre.