Spotlights: Rachel Perkins

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Rachel Perkins is an Australian film and TV director, producer and screenwriter. She’s known for her films Radiance (1998), One Night the Moon (2001), Bran Nue Dae (2009) and Jasper Jones (2017), and is co-director of landmark TV series First Australians. Rachel discusses the merits of film and TV from an Indigenous perspective, particularly in relation to the audience.

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ACMI: Gallery 1

16 February 2031


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Rachel Perkins

The moving image has helped tell First Peoples stories through documentary, films and TV shows, with acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter Rachel Perkins contributing significantly to these stories.



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