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Aboriginal Heart

Synopsis

In remote New South Wales, a young city doctor gets bamboozled by the gentle cunning and stunning art of a group of local Aboriginal women.

His first job in an Aboriginal outback community takes a turn when some savvy local Aboriginal women compel him to buy all their artwork.

About the director

Michelle Blanchard is an Aboriginal filmmaker and currently Deputy Director of the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney. She is a descendant of the Nugi/Nunnuccal clans, North Stradbroke Island (Minjeeribah), Queensland.

Details

Cast
Adam Demos
Valerie Bugmy
Erica Dixon
Release dates
World premiere at the Sydney Film Festival, June 2013
Awards
Best Indigenous Film - 2014 Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival, Gympie, Queensland, Australia
Rating
Notes

Language: Barkindji and English

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Aboriginal Heart, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/movies/aboriginal-heart>, retrieved 9 December 2019

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