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Wominjeka Festival 2019

Wominjeka Festival 2019 is a Ngargee, a Kulin cultural event, offered through the spirit of generosity, teaching and sharing from the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri peoples of the greater Kulin nation. It is an invitation to gather on the banks…

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Wominjeka Festival 2019: Ceremony

 Water is Life The beautiful Maribyrnong river is alive, flowing to the bay. The Land our Mother nurtures and nourishes us. Our creeks, rivers, lakes and billabongs are cleansing the Country, like healing waters. Here in this Land, join the Traditional Custodians…

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Wominjeka Festival 2019: Black Screen

Teach A Man To Fish Directed by Grant Saunders This autobiographical fishing trip follows an emotional journey of Aboriginal filmmaker, Grant Leigh Saunders, coming to terms with his identity in his mid-40's. Despite a promising artistic career, Grant has secretly wanted to…

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Wominjeka Festival 2019: Blak Klub

Come join Blak 2 the Future’s official dance party Blak Klub. Programmed by Katen Balla, Wemba Wemba, Gunditjmarra, Blak Klub is an all-ages party that features special guest appearances from Melbourne’s thriving music scene. WHEN: Saturday 6 April, 5pm – 8pm VENUE: FCAC Performance Space Check…

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Wominjeka Festival 2019: Riverside Camp

Surrounded by the gentle flow of the Maribyrnong; story, song and ceremony come together as we gather at the banks to celebrate. River Camp starts with ceremony led by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs, leading into a night of music and storytelling…

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Hear Footscray #2

Hear Footscray #2 Hear Footscray is FCAC's seasonal music series providing a platform for local artists in Melbourne’s west. Designed to make you move, feel and discover new music, each event will feature an exciting line-up of emerging and established musicians…

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A Little Piece of Heaven

A Little Piece of Heaven is the story of Uncle Dick and Aunty Ruth Carney, Wiradjuri Elders and active members of the Narromine community. The couple has led a truly extraordinary life in country New South Wales. In 55 years…

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Self Seekers

What can we learn about a person through their selfie? Creating an audio experience that suggests an abstract, technologised mindscape, The Amplified Elephants present Self Seekers, a show examining ‘selfie’ culture and the longer historical arc of the ‘self portrait’…