Virtual Indigenous Film Festival – National Reconciliation Week 2022

 

Virtual Indigenous Film Festival - NAIDOC Week
Virtual Indigenous Film Festival – NAIDOC Week

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements and explore how we can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

Join FanForce TV to welcome the Virtual Indigenous Film Festival back for its fourth year to celebrate Reconciliation Week 2022 (May 26th – May 30th).

This year’s festival has been curated around the Reconciliation Week theme – “Be Brave. Make Change.” It features five incredible First Nations films exploring inspiring change-makers; MY NAME IS GULPILIL Dir. Molly Reynolds, OFF COUNTRY Dir. John Harvey, Zoe Walters, & Aneika Kapeen, WASH MY SOUL IN THE RIVER’S FLOW Dir. Philippa Bateman, and Warwick Thornton’s new series FIREBITE Dir. Warwick Thornton, Brendan Fletcher, & Tony Krawitz.

Plus short films by exciting emerging talent including; FINDING JEDDA, Dir. Tanith Glynn-Maloney, JARLI, Dir. Chantelle Murray & Simon Rippingale, and TOOLY, Dir. Karla Hart

*Trailers for these amazing films can be found below.

The films will be followed by live Q&A panel discussions with the filmmakers, industry leaders, community elders and cultural academics.

The exciting lineup of guest speakers, filmmakers and expert panelists involved throughout the week including Shona Reid (CEO at Reconciliation SA), Rachael McPhail (Social Worker and Activist), John Harvey (Off Country Director), and Tanith-Glyn-Maloney (First Nations Filmmaker) with more to be added soon.

Dates: May 26th @ 7:00 PM – May 30th @ 10:00 PM AEST

Location: Online Screening via FANFORCE TV || https://www.fanforcetv.com/pages/viff-2022

#BeBraveMakeChange

MY NAME IS GULPILIL, Dir. Molly Reynolds

 

OFF COUNTRY, Dir. John Harvey, Zoe Walters, & Aneika Kapeen

 

WASH MY SOUL IN THE RIVER’S FLOW, Dir. Philippa Bateman

 

FIREBITE (Episode 1 & Episode 2), Dir. Warwick Thornton, Brendan Fletcher, & Tony Krawitz