‘Country’ triptych to screen at ACMI
David Gulpilil in Charlie's Country.
Feature film Charlie’s Country, feature documentary Another Country, and online installation Still our Country will screen together at ACMI from July 3-10.
The projects were all shot in the Arnhem Land Aboriginal community of Ramingining, and will screen at ACMI to coincide with NAIDOC week in July.
Directors Rolf de Heer (Charlie's Country) and Molly Reynolds (Another Country) will be in attendance to present their collab Still Our Country on Sunday July 3.
Doco Another Country is narrated by David Gulpilil (Walkabout, Storm Boy, Crocodile Dundee, Australia, Rabbit Proof Fence, The Tracker), who tells the story of his culture and its interruption by white settlemt.
Online project Still Our Country documents the swiftly morphing lives of the Yolngu people of Ramingining in the Northern Territory, while feature Charlie's Country, written and directed by de Heer, stars Gulpilil as Charlie, in a role that won him an Un Certain Regard Best Actor Award at Cannes.
5.00pm Sunday 3 July – Still Our Country presented by Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds
7.30pm Sat 9 July – Another Country
3.30pm Sunday 10 July – Another Country
5.30pm Sunday 10 July – Charlie’s Country