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NAIDOC Week Free Film Festival - Tomaree Library

Friday 12/07/2019

10.00AM -

Venue: Tomaree Library and Community Centre

Address: 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Cost: Free

Booking Details: Bookings are essential as places are limited.  Call Tomaree Library on 4988 0670.

Tomaree Library & Community Centre will be screening four movies in celebration of NAIDOC Week 2019.  You are invited to join us for any or all screenings.

10.00am

Gurrumul
The story of blind Indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, one of Australia's most important and acclaimed voices, whose music took inspiration from his country in North East Arnhem Land. (96mins)

12.00pm

Putuparri and the Rainmakers
Set against the backdrop of their long fight to reclaim their traditional lands, Putuparri and the Rainmakers is an emotional, visually breathtaking story of love, hope and the survival of Aboriginal law and culture against all odds. (97mins)

2.00pm

Walkabout
Two city-bred siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback, where they learn to survive with the aid of an Aboriginal boy on his "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.  This is the original 1971 movie featuring David Gulpilil. (101mins)

4.00pm

The Song Keepers
The inspiring, joyous story of an 32 member Aboriginal women’s choir who embark on a historical tour of Germany, taking back the baroque Lutheran hymns, but in their own Western Arrarnta and Pitjantjatjara languages and on their own terms! (88mins)

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