To celebrate Reconciliation Week in Fed Square, the Big Screen will feature a curated program of films, documentaries, animations and archival footage honouring our Indigenous Australians and their experiences, past and present.
Content packages from Reconciliation Victoria, Link-Up Victoria, Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency, ConnectingHome.org, the HealingFoundation.org, Culture is Life.org, NITV, SBS, and The National Film & Sound Archive’s Black Screen Shorts.
The Mulka Project: Baywara Manda
A story created by Yolngu and for Yolngu, Baywara Manda tells a true story of once-upon-a-time proportions from remote Yirrkala in Arnhem Land. Randjupi Mununggurr’s short film is animated with country, on country.
Indigenous Hip Hop Projects
Indigenous Hip Hop Projects is a unique team of talented artists in all elements of hip hop, media, entertainment and performing arts, who have been working extensively in Indigenous communities around Australia since 2005. Specialising in week long intensive projects in dance, music, film, art and culture, ending with video clips of the participants. The youth help with the production of the song, lyrics and video production and the songs tackle subjects such as tobacco and alcohol abuse, FASD, depression and suicide and all manner of health subjects. We hope you enjoy the short films.
A series of twelve beautifully animated Dreamtime stories from Central Arnhem Land, telling stories of love, loyalty, duty to country and Aboriginal custom and law.