Follow young leader Albert Wiggan, veteran cattleman Kevin Oscar and Senior Elder June Davis through monumental battles to preserve their homelands.   Undermined...

'Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley' screening

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Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street
2000 NSW
Australia

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Follow young leader Albert Wiggan, veteran cattleman Kevin Oscar and Senior Elder June Davis through monumental battles to preserve their homelands.

 

Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley (2019) investigates the politics of a vast and as-yet unspoiled Kimberley region, currently under threat from mining, pastoralism and other large-scale development interests backed by state and federal governments. With the highest percentage of Aboriginal people living on Country in Australia, what will this mean for the Kimberley's custodians, lands and cultures?

Following the screening, join our guest speaker film producer Stephanie King for a Q&A, reflecting on the themes and ideas explored in the documentary.

Guest speaker
Stephanie King is a writer and producer known for critically acclaimed feature OBSERVANCE(London Film Festival), distributed theatrically by Umbrella and sold to multiple territories by Shoreline. She co-wrote and produced TOOTHMOB about dental health in the Kimberley for Charlie Perkins Trust, and covered the KALACC festival of Kimberley cultures. In her advocacy work, Stephanie has won the national and international Green Gown Awards for campaigns around welfare and sustainability.

Image caption: 
Image: Young leader Albert Wiggan. Photograph: Mark Jones. 

 

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this film may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons.

Presented as a part of Conversation Starters 2019: Temperature Rising, a weekend of art, discussion and action at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

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