Sydney Film Festival Presents 25 Years of Screen Australia's Indigenous Department

Two Bob Mermaid
17 Jun
15:45 - 16:45
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW)
Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000

CANCELLED: Due to unforseen circumstances. 

Australia’s premier international film festival is back for 12 days and nights in June with the world’s best new films. Sydney Film Festival has partnered with Vivid Ideas to present a diverse range of talks with guest filmmakers and industry experts. 

2018 marks 25 years since the Indigenous Department at Screen Australia was established, resulting in the creation of some of the nation's most beloved films, television shows and documentaries. In celebration of this momentous anniversary, Sydney Films Festival will be screening a retrospective called From Little Things Big Things Grow, which consists of four collections of short films, made up of the seminal works of some of Australia's most influential First Nations Filmmakers including Warwick Thornton, Wayne Blair and Wesley Enoch. 

The collections are called From Sand to Celluloid, Shifting Sands, Dreaming in Motion and Crossing Tracks. After the screening of the final package, former funders and filmmakers from Screen Australia’s Indigenous Unit will host a talk to discuss 25 years of industry change.