Constellation

Black documentary and truth telling

Created by Kate ten Buuren

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

Prison Songs

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.