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Black Screen presents Ablaze

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

The true story of the first Aboriginal filmmaker William Bill Onus. Black Screen presents Ablaze, the story of Bill Onus, a Yorta Yorta and Wiradjuri man from Victoria, a truly heroic cultural and political figure who revived his peopleʼs culture in the 1940s and ignited a civil rights movement that would, against enormous odds, change the…

The Purple Shall Govern: Screens of Resistance

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

The Purple Shall Govern, an exhibition and expansive public program presented by artist Roberta Joy Rich, explores the resilience of people during Apartheid-era South Africa, alongside those living on the unceded sovereign lands of Australia. Through re-framing history and her own family narratives, Roberta hopes to shed light on how the past informs our experiences in…

When the typhoon blows off its cocoon, the butterfly embraces the sun

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Inspired by the legacy of independent filmmaker, Kidlat Tahimik, and the voices of contemporary Filipinx artists living and working on Kulin and Gadigal Lands, Saluhan presents an end of year screening series and party, co-presented by Footscray Community Arts. Films and presenter information: Cinema Bahala Na (RJ Dela Rosa) TAO PO Tenejero Balanga, Bataan Philippines…