69 Jonson Street
Byron Bay NSW 2481
TUESDAY 8 JULY
Tickets: $8 / $5 – Only Avail on the Door
The Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ are thrilled to present a selection of inspiring Indigenous shorts selected from Flickerfest 2014 finalists. This 90min programme takes you on a special journey with the freshest indigenous filmmakers today.
Highlights include: ‘In The Air’ a romantic comedy from the Kimberley about the feisty camp cook Sue, who goes from frying pan to fire trying to get her man.
‘Ngarritj’ a doco about the Yolngu speaking corella that lives in Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island, NT); ‘Vote Yes’ set in 1967 Australia’s referendum on Aboriginal rights where two women unite as a family come to terms with the prospect of change, starring Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires); ‘Aboriginal Heart’ a young city doctor’s first job in an Indigenous community outback takes a turn when some savvy local Aboriginal women compel him to buy all their artwork; ‘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 Chuck In’ Three 16 year old boys concoct an elaborate plan to purchase a carton of liquid gold, by local Casino Bundjalung filmmaker Jon Bell.
Full programme/details: iQ.org.au