Black documentary and truth telling
Featured in this constellation
Hunting Ground (Haunted) Van Diemen's Land
Who killed Malcolm Smith? (A)
My Survival as an Aboriginal
Black Man's Houses
Report to the Mist
Essie Coffey was a trailblazer of Indigenous filmmaking, being the first Aboriginal woman to direct a documentary. The film spotlights the outspoken voice Coffey utilised to convey the realities faced by Aboriginal people and to encourage resistance to assimilation.