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An inspiring story of struggle and hope from this beautiful island off the North Queensland coast.
Behind the scenes of the blockbuster exhibition of paintings by the Indigenous artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye which toured Japan attracting record crowds.
A poetic cine-essay about race and Australia’s colonised history and how it impacts into the present. When the filmmaker returns to Tasmania to make a film about her childhood she doesn’t know much about Aboriginal history,culture or colonisation.
BLACK AND DUSTY follows a group of Indigenous competitors as they compete in the annual Finke Desert Race across 250 km of central Australian desert by car, buggie or bike.
On Australia Day 1988, over 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight to midnight, searching behind the curtain of the official Bicentennial celebrations to reveal the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians.
In the Summer of 1969 a young man is filled with the life of the idyllic old pearling port Broome - fishing, hanging out with his mates and his girl.
Twelve American and British tourists go on a ten day guided tour of Australia at the height of the Bicentennial celebrations. What they discover about Aboriginal Australians shocks them and perplexes them.
Presents a glimpse of what life is like for the children of Wilcannia. Follows a 2000 kilometre expedition lead by an Aboriginal sites officer and a Barkindji elder. An attempt by the Barkindji to ensure continuity of their traditional knowledge.