Free Film Fridays
Relax and learn about culture through Birak (December-January) at Free Film Fridays at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre with a variety of Aboriginal Films. Bookings essential.
Friday 7 December–Ten Canoes
A parable of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the People of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures.
Friday 14 December–Bran Nue Dae
Set on Australia's sparkling west coast, Bran Nue Dae is a coming of age, comedy musical road movie, which celebrates the adventure of finding your way back home.
The dream cast includes Jessica Mauboy, Missy Higgins, Ernie Dingo, Magda Szubanski, Rocky McKenzie and Geoffrey Rush.
Friday 21 December–Three Boys Dreaming
Three Boys Dreaming follows three Indigenous boys over four years as they chase the dream of becoming professional AFL footballers.
Friday 4 January–Rabbit Proof Fence
In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Friday 11 January–We Don’t Need A Map
The Southern Cross is the most famous constellation in the southern hemisphere. But for Aboriginal people the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual.
Friday 18 January–Yolngu Boy
Lorrpu, Botj and Milika are three Yolngu teenagers who once shared a childhood dream of becoming great hunters together. But as teenagers they changed: Botj did bad things and Milika is interested in being a good football player and in chicks! Only Lorrpu is still closer to Aboriginal traditions and to their common dream.