BUWARRALA ARYAH Journey West – Special Film Event starts 1st October 2020
BUWARRALA ARYAH Journey West
In the gulf of Carpentaria in Northern Australia, Aboriginal elders lead their community to a traditional walk across Country to re-connect children and youth to their culture.
DIRECTOR: Gadrian Jarwijaimar Hoosan, a Garrwa man who lives in Borroloola, Yanyuwa Country, gulf of Carpentaria. At the age of 12 he had his first experience with filmmaking appearing in the first 1988 documentary Buwarral Agarriya Journey East, active in the music scene, forming the Sandridge Band, and collaborating on documentaries including We Paint We Belong, and Water is Life.
PRODUCERS: Amanda King & Fabio Cavadini of Frontyard Films will present the documentary. They have been a producing and directing since 1987 a string of documentaries focusing on environ- mental and social justice issues in the Pacific and Australia.
CO-PRODUCER: Jason Di Santolo, a Garrwa and Barunggam man, a creative producer, Associate Professor at University of Technology Sydney and a core member of SIC Strengthening Indigenous Communities.
Click the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcX0Mu9jRrk
to view the film and an introduction by FILEF, Frontyard Films producers Fabio Cavadini and Mandy King and director, Gadrian Jarwijaimar Hoosan, a Garrwa man