Our monthly film nights give us the chance to explore Aboriginal topics and sometimes hear from Indigenous speakers and others involved in reconciliation. All are welcome. Entry is free and you can make a small donation if you like. A light supper is provided before the film starts.
First Monday of the month (Feb - Nov) - 7:30 pm
Ivanhoe Uniting Church
19 Seddon Street, Ivanhoe
Nerida has been working in the city as a bookkeeper. While she has been away, conditions on the government-established reserve have deteriorated so badly that she attempts to motivate her people to improve them.
A series of short films that paint a compelling portrait of the people, history, culture and place of the Yolngu people whose homeland is the Arafura Swamp of north-central Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
Like an antipodean version of Romeo and Juliet, it emerges that Warri and Yatungka became the last nomads because they had married outside their tribal laws and eloped to the most inaccessible of regions.
A meeting of Two Laws: A cross cultural video in Yolgnu Matha
In 2006, legal services from the Top End of the NT travelled to communities in North Eastern Arnhem Land to provide information about key legal issues in the area and evaluate the unmet legal need in the region.
This film explores the great talent which enabled the Namitjira to become the first to adopt the painting techniques and modes of expression of culture which were in direct contrast to his own.