ATSINJ - Screen Australia
Sunset to Sunrise (ingwartentyele – arrerlkeme) 2006
A yarn told by Rupert Max Stuart, an Arrernte and Mu-tujulu Elder, encapsualing his philosophies about passing culture on and keeping it alive.
Length: 23 minutes
Blood Brothers – Freedom Ride 1993
This documentary about Indigenous campaigner Charlie Perkins was made by his daughter Rachel, giving it extra intimacy.
Length: 55 minutes
Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002
For many white Australians, this popular film was the first direct emotional experience of what it meant to be one of the 'stolen generations’.
Length: 90 minutes
A 16-year-old English girl and her 8-year-old brother are stranded in the desert, after their father shoots himself. They are rescued by a young tribal Aborigine.
Length: 100 minutes
One People Sing Freedom 1988
One People Sing Freedom documents the largest gathering of Indigenous people since 1788, a protest march against the Bicentennial celebrations of 26 January 1988.
Length: 49 minutes
Sammy Butcher, Out of the Shadows 2004
Musician Sammy Butcher played with the Warumpi Band and now invests his energy in young musicians in his community of Papunya.
Length: 24 minutes 14 seconds
Backroads (1977) is the first feature (albeit, a short one) by Phillip Noyce, who would go on to make Newsfront (1978) and Rabbit-Proof Fence.
Length: 61 minutes
The Last Wave 1977
As the weather gets worse, tax lawyer David Burton has a premonition of disaster, in which he is to play a key role.
Length: 106 minutes
From Sand to Celluloid – Black Man Down 1996
This short experimental drama offers a spiritual alternative to fighting the system. To overcome injustice, return to your spiritual roots for healing to take place.
Length: 10 minutes
Black Talk 2002
Wayne Blair fits a lot into 12 minutes of drama, weaving Indigenous language through the dialogue and exploring spiritual aspects of Indigenous culture and community.
Length: 12 minutes
Whispering in Our Hearts 2001
Remembering those who were murdered in the 1918 massacre of Aboriginal people at Mowla Bluff is very much to do with healing.
Length: 52 minutes
The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 3 2004
While Maeve O’Mara has crossed the desert to eat at a terrific Greek taverna in Coober Pedy, Joanna Savill is in the Torres Strait to take part in a local feast.
Length: 26 minutes