SCREENING: Film and Discussion: Macassans in Australia - Australians in Macassar
|Film and Discussion: Macassans in Australia - Australians in Macassar
Below the Wind, Sea Nomads of Indonesia is a film that opens our eyes to the struggle of the Indonesian sea gypsies to continue their traditional fishing and customs in Australian waters.Their interaction with Yolngu people is highlighted in the exhibition Yirrkala Drawings: Works on Paper, Barks, Sculptures.
Join us to view the film and listen to historian Professor Jane Lydon, Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History and archaeologist Emeritus Professor Sandra Bowdler of the School of Social and Cultural Studies and School of Music, as they discuss their own research in this context.
Produced by Andrew Ogilvie, Directed by John Darling, Australia, 1994, 55 mins, Rated G
This FREE screening is part of the Public Program of events accompanying the exhibitions at the gallery.
RSVP is essential due to limited seating.
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