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Rated G, 1 hr 32 mins Dendy Cinema Canberra Centre, Palace Electric New Acton 3.5 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury In a couple of decades, twentysomething Australians may be turning to their parents to ask: what were you thinking? why didn’t you do something? Velvet Gameau is a likely exception. Her dad, Damon, has… Continue reading 2040

Introductory remarks: on Rolf de Heer’s The Tracker

My introduction to Rolf de Heer’s The Tracker that screened as part of a special program at the National Film and Sound Archive during Reconciliation Week in Canberra, 28 May 2015 It is a very great pleasure to introduce The Tracker during Reconciliation Week 2015. It is powerful and polemical film. Whether you are watching… Continue reading Introductory remarks: on Rolf de Heer’s The Tracker

Interview With Writer/Director Rolf de Heer

Credits include Charlie’s Country; Ten Canoes; The Tracker; and Bad Boy Bubby It is a surprise, and no less so for Rolf de Heer himself, that he has made another film with David Gulpilil. The filmmaker and the Indigenous performer have now collaborated for a third time, which naturally leads to talk of a trilogy.… Continue reading Interview With Writer/Director Rolf de Heer