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Titles tagged with ‘Indigenous filmmakers’

5 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Blackout – Malangi: A Day in the Life of a Bark Painter television program – 1991

A portrait of the internationally acclaimed Arnhem Land artist David Malangi, highly regarded in both Yolngu and western cultural traditions.

Message Stick – Tent Boxers television program – 2001

A tribute to the Aboriginal men who travelled around Australia in the 1950s and ‘60s with tent-boxing troupes.

The Balanda and the Bark Canoes documentary – 2006

There are many humorous moments when director Rolf de Heer’s directions to the actors get lost in translation.

Samson and Delilah feature film – 2009

A heartbreaking and thought-provoking film about two Indigenous teenagers growing up in central Australia.

Blackbuster short film – 2012

In this comic love story a pirate-movie dealer’s daydreams seep into reality.