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Celebrate First Nations stories on screen for National Reconciliation Week 2020
27 May 2020
Celebrate National Reconciliation Week 2020 (27 May to 3 June) with a bevy of great First Nations made films, documentaries, shorts and more from the comfort of your living room.
From feature films to documentaries, shorts and more, we’ve compiled this list of great SAFC supported First Nations productions to inform, entertain and inspire – all available to watch right now on demand.
Click on each production tile below to learn more about it, and get streaming links.
The below South Australian Indigenous productions aren’t SAFC supported, but we recommend them as great viewing.
- Never Stop Riding (short film)
A mini spaghetti western by Alec Baker, Peter Mungkuri and Mr Kunmanara Pompey, three senior artists and respected leaders from Indulkana community on the APY Lands, SA.
- Moogy’s Yuki (documentary)
South Australian production company Change Media worked with Ngarrindjeri Elder Major Moogy Sumner to document the making of the first traditional Ngarrindjeri / Boandik tree canoe on Boandik country in over 100 years. This evocative documentary is part of an educational River Redgum DVD combining Caring for Country best practice with transmission of traditional culture.
- Ngarrindjeri Shorts (documentary series)
South Australian production company Change Media worked with the Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority and the wider Ngarrindjeri community to create a video to represent Ngarrindjeri culture, past and present. Directed by Jennifer Lyons-Reid (SA) and produced by Carl Kuddell (SA).
View series one and two on ABC iview, or click the links below to watch each episode on Vimeo.
SERIES ONE: Everything is Connected
Episode One: We are Ngarrindjeri
Episode Two: Ngarrindjeri Dancing
Episode Three: Ngarrindjeri Carving
Episode Four: Ngarrindjeri Weaving
SERIES TWO: Ngarrindjeri Speaking for Sea-Country
Episode One: Betty Sumner
Episode Two: Lyn Lovegrove-Niemz
Episode Three: Damien Shen
Episode Four: Cedric Varcoe
Other NRW 2020 events
Don’t miss our exclusive online screening of documentary Black Divaz plus Q&A with filmmakers Adrian Russell Wills (director/writer) and Gillian Moody (producer), taking place Monday 1 June to Tuesday 2 June via Vimeo and Facebook. Find out more here.