Vernon Ah Kee is a portraitist, graphic and video artist. In 2009 Ah Kee will become one of a select group of Australians whose work will be displayed on the most important visual arts stage in the world, the Venice Biennale.
The New Black is a collection of impressive short films featuring Indigenous stories, authored and crafted by Indigenous people, and told in innovative and compelling ways. In introducing these films, Margaret Pomeranz speaks with Australia's most celebrated Indigenous filmmaker, Warwick Thornton, who wrote, directed and shot Samson & Delilah - winner of the Camera d'OR at the Cannes Film Festival, and Australia's official entry in next year's Academy Awards.
Sam is back from looking after his son, and Drew and Bella's relationship continues in secret, but Magistrate Peter Lockhart's decisions at The Junction push the community to the edge of anarchy.
Meeting Ms Right is a whirlwind 'day-in-the-life' expose of best-selling Indigenous Australian author Dr Anita Heiss. She's fabulous, she's glamorous and she knows how to match her wit and intellect with her designer shoes!
29-year old Marcus Smith is at a crossroads in his life and decides to go 'home' to the Torres Strait during its most important celebration of the year, the Coming of the Light. This event commemorates the arrival of the first missionaries in the Torres Strait.
Following on from the award-winning first series, The Circuit returns. City lawyer Drew Ellis' move bush, to tackle the legal system of the remote Kimberley, has helped him turn into a confident black man. But his new sense of belonging comes at a cost, and fitting into his Aboriginal family is not going to be an easy task.
Fifteen-year-old Dion from Tennant Creek is fascinated by dogs and sketches them constantly. Despite being profoundly deaf and suffering from muscular dystrophy, he has created an apparel label called "Cheeky Dog".
In the aftermath of the festival, Archie and Clarry face court and potential prison time. Sam makes a tragic discovery about his son, as drew makes a decision about seeing his family.
Life for Indigenous people on Cape York isn't always smooth sailing. But for the community of Hopevale, the future is looking a little brighter thanks to a Melbourne man and his catamaran.
It's festival time in Broome, and what begins as a relaxing weekend quickly spirals out of control. Drew receives an ultimatum; Peter gets more than he bargained for; and there's tragedy for both Archie and Clarry, when one lands in hospital and the other in prison.
The race to save a young girl from abuse is on, but the law, and the predator's ties with the community and court, make the task seemingly impossible. Bella takes the law into her own hands, and Archie and Clarry find themselves on different sides of the fence, leading to violence.
Looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand this pre-war to post-war period. The Japanese began to ask themselves many questions concerning issues like foreign occupation, individual and collective silences surrounding the 15 years of conflict. There was a slow and progressive repatriation of 6.5 million civilians and military dispersed over the former occupied territories, amidst devastation of most cities.
Over the years, the Brisbane suburb of Inala has endured negative press and unwarranted stereotypes. The community there have banded together to start a unique Indigenous hip-hop and RnB festival called "Stylin' Up".
The Intervention into Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory has not had the best of publicity. In the two years since it was announced, there has been mixed opinion of its outcomes.
This two-part documentary series looks at how it is only recently that the Japanese themselves have begun to show a desire to know and understand the pre-war to post-war period. Director Serge Viallet recounts such events as the invasion of China in 1931, the Pacific War from 1942, the conditions of surrender in 1945, followed by the forced reconstruction at under the authority of the victorious Americans.
50 years ago secret atomic tests were carried out at a place called Maralinga in South Australia. The traditional Aboriginal communities were to be moved but somehow they were covered in radioactive fallout.
Professor Marcia Langton is known for her work in several academic fields and as an advocate for indigenous rights, social justice, and Indigenous artistic expression. We explore Marcia's life and career.
This observational documentary follows Quenten Agius and his family over a four-year period, as they battle to save what is left of their heritage and cultural sites.
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