with short films No Way to Forget + A Walk with Words
Marlon T. Riggs' experimental film blends documentary footage with personal account and poetry.
Tongues Untied provides a language for black gay identity in the US. Riggs states that the film hopes to "...shatter the nation's brutalizing silence on matters of sexual and racial difference".
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Screens with short films
No Way to Forget (1996)
Gunditjmara director Richard Frankland’s powerful short film is based on his experiences as a lawyer on the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. A young Koorie man travelling the lonely highways of the Australian outback reflects on the tragic experiences of Aboriginal people in Australian prisons. A passionate and eloquent indictment of the entrenched racism in Australian legal culture, Now Way to Forget is Blak noir cinema.
11 mins | English
A Walk with Words: The Poetry of Romaine Morton (2000)
Erica Glynn's short biographical film showcases the life and poetry of performance artist Romaine Moreton and her struggles to gain freedom.
28 mins | English
How I See It – Film Program (18 Jan – 15 Feb 2023)
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