Indigenous Knowledge Film Festival

As part of Melbourne Knowledge Week, the Institute showcased and celebrated Indigenous knowledge with a powerful selection of short films whose makers come from various Countries across Australia and Timor-Leste.

You can watch the films online and find extra resources below.

Holding Tightly: Custom and Healing in Timor-Leste from Wai Mata Films on Vimeo.

Holding Tightly: Custom and Healing in Timor-Leste

Presented by Associate Professor Lisa Palmer and Ronin Films.

You can also watch a screening and discussion of Lisa’s film, “Wild Honey: Caring for Bees in a Divided Land”,  on our website.

Sugarbag Dreaming from Natasha Fijn on Vimeo.

Sugarbag Dreaming

Presented by Dr Natasha Fijn.

More of Natasha’s work can be found on her website.

Martuwarra Fitzroy River of Life on Vimeo.

Martuwarra Fitzroy River of Life

Presented by Professor Anne Poelina and Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council.

You can learn more about the work of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council at their website or like them on Facebook.

Yindyamarra Yambuwan from Sharing and Learning on Vimeo.

Yindyamarra Yambuwan

Presented by Uncle Ray Woods and Dr Bernard Sullivan.

You can learn more about the work of Uncle Ray and Bernard at Burambabili Gulbali.

Galaridyi Bangamalagi  – Sharing the Lachlan

Presented by Uncle Ray Woods and Dr Bernard Sullivan.

The film Galaridyi Bangamalagi – Sharing the Lachlan is screening as part of the Biennale of Sydney in the Museum of Contemporary Art until June 2022.

You can learn more about the work of Uncle Ray and Bernard at Burambabili Gulbali. A link for Galaridyi Bangamalagi will be added to this website.