BIRRARANGGA Film Festival is a celebration of Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe showcasing their unique stories in Melbourne

Melbourne (April 2020)

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The Ghost of Peter Sellers

The Ghost of Peter Sellers

Imitated, parodied, celebrated, overrated… there’s a lot of views on the man immortalised as Inspector ...
SKA'D FOR LIFE: AUSSIE DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE

SKA’D FOR LIFE: AUSSIE DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE

Film about Aussie ska legends STRANGE TENANTS premieres in Melbourne ...
Booksmart

Booksmart

Let’s get this out of the way first; Booksmart is a good film ...
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

One rarely expects a film as good as ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to ...
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Shoutouts to all of you who came to the Festival, and saw some of the amazing films.We'd like to take this opportunity to thank Creative Victoria, Film Vic, and ACMI for their support, as well as the support of all our amazing volunteers, Ortolan - our designers, and Plakkit, our printers.Thank you to all our amazing International and local guests for allowing us into their amazing stories, and for spending the time they did with everyone at the Festival. Thanks to everyone who participated in our Master Classes. And thank you to the BIRRARANGGA team for making it all happen.Keep in touch! We'll see you soon.
We’re so excited to be hosting Tantoo Cardinal tonight, at the Victorian Premiere of Falls Around Her! She’ll be joined by Director, Darlene Naponse and a post-film Q&A.
Allara Briggs Pattison and Eugenia Flynn will be in conversation @acmionline in an hour (4.45pm) about Allara’s yet to be released film, ‘Beautiful Sunshine’ (there will be sneak peaks). Come along if you’re in town!
Dr Gary Foley’s ‘From Black Theatre to Black Screen’ looks at the 70s from theatre to screen, recognising how the actors of this era helped to shape a political voice utilising comedy and laughter to give strength to our communities. Happening now!
Pop by ACMI this afternoon to take part in some of the fantastic VR we've got showing - Thalu and Fan Girl. They're both free, until 4pm.Thalu → https://www.birrarangga.world/thalu
Fan Girl → https://www.birrarangga.world/fan-girl
The first of our panels, Global Indigenous Female Screen Creatives underway earlier, including speakers Darlene Naponse, Jodie Bell, Terril Calder, Tantoo Cardinal, and Beck Cole. Moderated Pauline Clague.Be sure to book your tickets to our other panels as they’re nearly sold out.1. From Black Theatre to Black Screen: In conversation with Gary Foley tomorrow (Sunday) at 2.45pm →  https://www.birrarangga.world/black-theatre-black-screen-gary-foley2. Beautiful Sunshine - In Conversation with Allara Briggs Pattison at 4.45pm → https://www.birrarangga.world/beautiful-sunshine
Thanks to all who came along to the Opening night of BIRRARANGGA Film Festival!Huge thanks to the Djirri Djirri dancers for their welcome dance, to Aunty Zeta Thomson for her Welcome to Country, and to the Hon Martin Foley for his praise and support of the Festival.Further thanks for all our partners and supporters - Creative Vic, Film Vic, ACMI, Ortolan and Plakkit - for their support of this wonderful Festival.Photography by Hollie Johnson http://instagram.com/by_mhj
Thanks to all who came along to the Opening night of BIRRARANGGA Film Festival!Huge thanks to the Djirri Djirri dancers for their welcome dance, to Aunty Zeta Thomson for her Welcome to Country, and to the Hon Martin Foley for his praise and support of the Festival.Further thanks for all our partners and supporters - Creative Vic, Film Vic, ACMI, Ortolan and Plakkit - for their support of this wonderful Festival.Photography by Hollie Johnson http://instagram.com/by_mhj
Thanks to all who came along to the Opening night of BIRRARANGGA Film Festival!Huge thanks to the Djirri Djirri dancers for their welcome dance, to Aunty Zeta Thomson for her Welcome to Country, and to the Hon Martin Foley for his praise and support of the Festival.Further thanks for all our partners and supporters - Creative Vic, Film Vic, ACMI, Ortolan and Plakkit - for their support of this wonderful Festival.Photography by Hollie Johnson http://instagram.com/by_mhj
Thanks to all who came along to the Opening night of BIRRARANGGA Film Festival!Huge thanks to the Djirri Djirri dancers for their welcome dance, to Aunty Zeta Thomson for her Welcome to Country, and to the Hon Martin Foley for his praise and support of the Festival.Further thanks for all our partners and supporters - Creative Vic, Film Vic, ACMI, Ortolan and Plakkit - for their support of this wonderful Festival.Photography by Hollie Johnson http://instagram.com/by_mhj
Thanks to all who came along to the Opening night of BIRRARANGGA Film Festival!Huge thanks to the Djirri Djirri dancers for their welcome dance, to Aunty Zeta Thomson for her Welcome to Country, and to the Hon Martin Foley for his praise and support of the Festival.Further thanks for all our partners and supporters - Creative Vic, Film Vic, ACMI, Ortolan and Plakkit - for their support of this wonderful Festival.Photography by Hollie Johnson http://instagram.com/by_mhj
Thanks to all who came along to the Opening night of BIRRARANGGA Film Festival!Huge thanks to the Djirri Djirri dancers for their welcome dance, to Aunty Zeta Thomson for her Welcome to Country, and to the Hon Martin Foley for his praise and support of the Festival.Further thanks for all our partners and supporters - Creative Vic, Film Vic, ACMI, Ortolan and Plakkit - for their support of this wonderful Festival.Photography by Hollie Johnson http://instagram.com/by_mhj
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