Please join us for a free screening of Ten Canoes for NAIDOC Week 2022
Presenting a tale within a tale, Ten Canoes (2006) follows Dayindi (Jamie Gulpilil), a young Aboriginal warrior, as he wanders the wilderness hunting for eggs. Dayindi hears a story told by his brother Minygululu (Peter Minygululu), which echoes his own situation. A man who lusts after his brother's wife, the character in the tale kills a member of another tribe and faces dire consequences, with the story's ending reverberating in Dayindi's own life.
Screening Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Directors: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr
Languages: English, Yolŋu languages
Screened with the permission of Vertigo Productions Limited and Fandango Australia.