The Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ Inc are thrilled to present their annual
evening of inspiring aboriginal storytelling celebrating NAIDOC Week 2021 and this
years theme ‘Heal Country’.
This year’s programme curated from recent Flickerfest favourites will take you on
a special journey with some incredibly strong and powerful stories, who’s
compelling voices will inspire, move and delight.
The filmmakers featuring in the 14th Arakwal NAIDOC week screening are some of
the leading lights in indigenous filmmaking today, blazing brightly on Australian
screens and stage.
14th Arakwal NAIDOC Week Short Films Screening 2021
Presented by Arakwal Corporation, Flickerfest & iQ Inc
Wednesday 7th July, 6.30pm – Byron Theatre
The programme includes, 10 multi award winning short films with highlights
including thrilling short The Moogai by Casino writer/director Jon Bell, Closed
Doors by award winning Australian actor Hunter Page-Lochard (Cleverman);
starring Wayne Blair, the delightful and inspiring documentary Djuwalpada, from
Wagilak songman Daniel Wilfred all the way from North East Arnhem Land,
moving sibling story Bala, the first short film by Bangarra Dance Theatre’s former
senior choreographer Deborah Brown and Bama by local emerging filmmaker
Jahvis Loveday winner of the jury and audience award at this years iQ/Flickerfest
Byron All Shorts.
Local Arakwal women Delta Kay will welcome us all to country on the night and
share the local film Break It Down – Bunyarra by Desert Pea media in which she
Come along & enjoy these unique stories from incredible First Nations filmmakers
championing aboriginal voices through this years NAIDOC theme ‘Heal Country’; &
support the celebration of aboriginal culture during NAIDOC Week.
A fundraiser for the Arakwal Corporation & supported by the Indigenous