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BIRRARANGGA Film Festival

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

The inaugural BIRRARANGGA Film Festival runs from Friday 26 to Monday 29 April 2019.

The 2019 BIRRARANGGA Film Festival (BFF) celebrates global Indigenous films that explore the curatorial themes of ‘Humanity through Family and Culture’.

First Nations' relationship to the image as a form of expression, particularly in Australia, is connected to thousands of years of cultural practices.

This Festival honors that history and acknowledges the contemporary currency of the moving image, of film, as an expression of the human experience.

Curated by Wurundjeri (Woiwurrung) / Yorta Yorta screen creative and actor Tony Briggs (creator and writer of The Sapphires), the festival will present over forty beautiful, raw, inspiring and heartbreaking feature-length and short films from across the world. BIRRARANGGA Film Festival features films from Australia, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Mexico, Russia, Greenland and Peru.

See more on the BFF website here.

Image: Josh Muir

Films

Past Film

SGaawaay K'uuna

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Tia and Piujuq

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Teach a Man to Fish

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Toyon Kyyl

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Birth of a Family

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Akornatsinniittut - Tarratta Nunaanni

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Angelique's Isle

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Kayak to Klemtu

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Wiñaypacha

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Out of State

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Past Short films

Kyindoo Wilam 2 - Learning Place

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Tiempo de Lluvia

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Falls Around Her

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Past Short films

Our Family, Our Culture

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The Reality of Humanity

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Kyindoo Wilam 1 - Learning Place

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Past Short films

Mother Tongue

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Past Short films

Celebrating Victorian Indigenous Screen Creatives

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Past Talk

Beautiful Sunshine - In Conversation with Allara Briggs Pattison

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From Black Theatre to Black Screen: In conversation with Gary Foley

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Global Indigenous Female Screen Creatives Panel

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Mankiller

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