COUNTRY COMES TO SYDNEY

COUNTRY COMES TO SYDNEY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 20.06.17

After the wit, imagination and depth of traditional story-telling in Warwick Thornton's opening night film at the Sydney Film Festival, it was always going to be hard for other Indigenous film-makers to compete. Works that I saw include the new...» Read More

 

PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS

PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 18.09.15

“The documentary is an astonishing ten-year labour of love by film-maker Nicole Ma, documenting the fragile line by which endangered Indigenous cultures are passed from one generation to the next. The fragility of this slender thread has been observed in...» Read More

 

MYSTERY ROAD

MYSTERY ROAD

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 05.10.13

Has the brilliant Ivan Sen watched 'No Country for Old Men' just one too many times? For this ultimate omnimath, the Indigenous writer/ director / cinematographer/ editor/ composer who totally captured the anomie of life on the endless plains west...» Read More

 

THE ABORIGINAL JOURNEY CONTINUES

THE ABORIGINAL JOURNEY CONTINUES

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 26.07.13

After the marvels of the first two episodes, the ABC's 'First Footprints' makes slightly less impact in bringing Australia up to date through the last 6/7000 years. There are simply fewer firsts than there have already been noted: the First...» Read More

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNIE

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNIE

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 13.07.13

The power of TV to educate and change minds is nowhere more apparent than in the new 4-part ABC TV series beginning on Sunday night. 'First Footsteps' will, hopefully achieve what the balefully accusatory 'First Australians' series failed to do...» Read More

 

Aboriginal Art Show at Jewish Centre

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.07.10

Aboriginal Art Show at Jewish Centre from Henry Benjamin on Vimeo....» Read More

 

Students unique art on display in Parliament (video)

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.06.10

Students from one of the region's smallest schools have earnt a rare honour. Artwork by kids at Trunkey Creek Public School is hanging in the corridors of State Parliament tonight. Today, they inspected their unique exhibition that's recieved praise from...» Read More