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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Our Stories
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'Our Stories is a vibrant series of 15 minute documentaries from remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander film makers.' (Production summary)

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form y separately published work icon Family Arty Party Australia : SBS , 2016 15411091 2016 single work film/TV

'With a great family history of inspiring artist, from text title, to oil painting, to graphic design, meet the latest and talented, Family Arty Party.' 

Australia : SBS , 2016
form y separately published work icon I Kept The Beat Michael Crismani , David De Vries , Australia : National Indigenous Television Media Resource Centre , 2016 15411228 2016 single work film/TV

'“My father was an Opal Miner. My mother was a child of the Stolen Generation. From the Red Centre to the streets of LA, I chased fame and glory. I found so much more.” Michael, an 8 year old child in the outback town of Coober Pedy embraces the drums. Becoming a professional musician, his quest for fame and glory takes him to the streets of LA, where he learns so much more.'  (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Media Resource Centre , 2016
form y separately published work icon Kendall Smith Australia : Weerianna Street Media National Indigenous Television , 2016 15411284 2016 single work film/TV

'Kendall Smith is a young Pilbara-born Banyjima man with a passion for mentoring kids at the school in Roebourne and for the good things that music brings.' (Production summary)

Australia : Weerianna Street Media National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Just Harry Australia : National Indigenous Television Media Resource Centre , 2016 15411325 2016 single work film/TV

'Just Harry is a mini-documentary that tells the stories of pride and courage beneath the scars of pain and discrimination for Transgender Aboriginal People experienced in Community and City life.' (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Media Resource Centre , 2016
form y separately published work icon Greg Simms Australia : National Indigenous Television Metro Screen , 2016 15411396 2016 single work film/TV

'Uncle Greg Simms is an Aboriginal Elder in Western Sydney. Uncle Greg belongs to the Gadigal (whale people) of the Dharug nation. Uncle Greg Simms is well known as an activist for reconciliation, a traditional woodcarver, a storyteller and an educator of Aboriginal culture.' (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Metro Screen , 2016
form y separately published work icon Torres Strait Kaiar Fishing Australia : National Indigenous Television Brown Cab Productions , 2016 15411439 2016 single work film/TV

'Kaia (crayfish) fishing is a key commercial industry in the Torres Strait. Island fishermen express their desire for 100% control to nurture, grow and protect the industry for future generations.'  (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Brown Cab Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Searching For Little Eva Australia : Tropic Productions , 2016 15411498 2016 single work film/TV

'Elijah Douglas, a young Gangalidda man from Doomadgee wants to locate the crash site of a World War 2 bomber and teach the Aeroplane Dance to a group of youngsters.' (Production summary)

Australia : Tropic Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Miart Fashion Models Renee Wilson , Australia : Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation , 2016 15411567 2016 single work film/TV

'What started as an exploration of artistic media, turned runaway when Mornington Island artists enlisted their youths to showcase their art at Virgin Airlines Melbourne Fashion Festival.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation , 2016
form y separately published work icon Warupau Nur Sound Of The Drum Australia : National Indigenous Television One Blood Hidden Image Entertainment , 2016 15411629 2016 single work film/TV

'The “Warup” is a significant figure of the Torres Strait. It is considered the sound of the Strait. Today its art and beauty is recognised nationwide, however what is not acknowledged and understood is the significant cultural connection this instrument has to the Torres Strait people. We speak with Kaurareg traditional owner & traditional drum enthusiast; Willie Wigness; and Saybay Island traditional owner and cultural custodian Jeff Waia to give us an insight to the knowledge of the drum.'  (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television One Blood Hidden Image Entertainment , 2016
form y separately published work icon NRL All Stars Youth Summit Australia : National Indigenous Television Mirri Mirri Productions , 2016 15411679 2016 single work film/TV

'In February 2015, sixty Indigenous youth travelled to the Gold Coast to participate in a four-day NRL All Stars Indigenous Youth Summit. Alongside the NRL elite including Greg Inglis and Johnathan Thurston, participants completed workshops that enhanced their cultural knowledge and provided them with the skills necessary for succeeding in life after school.' (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Mirri Mirri Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Billy Ray Wilson Australia : Maling Productions Pty Ltd National Indigenous Television , 2016 15411733 2016 single work film/TV

'Billy Ray Wilson has grown up in the small town of Moruya on the South Coast of NSW. He knows where all the popular tourist spots are as well as all the hidden koori fishing and camping locations.' (Production summary)

Australia : Maling Productions Pty Ltd National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Voices Of Our Future Australia : National Indigenous Television Media Resource Centre , 2016 15411783 2016 single work film/TV

'Two different Indigenous students have travelled far from home to gain a higher education. They are both equally passionate and know that they can make a huge impact on their communities.'  (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Media Resource Centre , 2016
form y separately published work icon Bill and Aunty Sariba Shibasaki Australia : National Indigenous Television Brown Cab Productions , 2016 15411842 2016 single work film/TV

'Uncle Bill and Aunty Sariba Shibasaki have lived on Thursday Island for most of their lives and have seen many changes. Uncle Bill survived internment as a 10 year old during World War II to become Mayor of Thursday Island. Aunty Sariba is of Badu Island heritage and has run her own business, the hospital kiosk, for the last fifteen years. Together they recount their lives together and share stories of Thursday Island.'  (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Brown Cab Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Wayapa Wuurrk Australia : Open Channel Co-operative Ltd , 2016 15412532 2016 single work film/TV

Wayapa Wuurrk is an Aboriginal Wellness Practice that teaches participants the importance of connecting to the Earth.

Australia : Open Channel Co-operative Ltd , 2016
form y separately published work icon Min Raelene Campion Australia : You're Dreaming , 2016 15412628 2016 single work film/TV

'Meet Aunty Min Raelene Campion, as she shares with us her life stories of her love for her home, and for her love of the arts.'  (Production summary)

Australia : You're Dreaming , 2016
form y separately published work icon Larry Walsh Australia : Brown Cab Productions National Indigenous Television , 2016 15412670 2016 single work film/TV

'Uncle Larry Walsh is an Urban Warrior. Taken away at 3 years of age he's had the numbers against him ever since. He's a fighter for social justice and an admired and respected elder.' (Production summary)

Australia : Brown Cab Productions National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Jandamarra Cadd Australia : Goorie Vision , 2016 15412757 2016 single work film/TV

'Emerging from a challenging childhood to become an Archibald Prize Finalist, Jandamarra Cadd, a descendent of the Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung People in Victoria, is an inspirational man.' (Production summary)

Australia : Goorie Vision , 2016
form y separately published work icon Lester Bostock Australia : National Indigenous Television Metro Screen , 2016 15412806 2016 single work film/TV

'Lester Bostock is a renown filmmaker, mentor and Bundjalung Elder. Lester is the inspiration and guiding light for a generation of Indigenous filmmakers.' (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television Metro Screen , 2016
form y separately published work icon Kevin Kropinyeri Australia : Daniel King National Indigenous Television , 2016 15412868 2016 single work film/TV

'Australia's premier Aboriginal comedy star, Kevin Kropinyeri is a one-man whirlwind that will have you holding your sides laughing, as he shares tales of his life.' (Production summary)

Australia : Daniel King National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Willis Yu Mitch Torres , Australia : Wawili Pitjas National Indigenous Television , 2016 15412950 2016 single work film/TV

'Willis Yu is an aboriginal hip hop artist born in Broome raised in Perth. He will give us a tour of his city Perth from the point of view of a rapper, as you can still find culture in a large city.' (Production summary)

Australia : Wawili Pitjas National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Michael McLeod : A Flash Black Australia : Sonic Nomad , 2016 15413047 2016 single work film/TV

'From homelessness, alcohol and heroin addiction, to running a multi-million- dollar-company, Michael McLeod's story is one of redemption, hope and inspiration for future Flash-Blacks.'   (Production summary)

Australia : Sonic Nomad , 2016
form y separately published work icon Rock Art Of The Murramarang Australia : Metro Screen National Indigenous Television , 2016 15413090 2016 single work film/TV

'Visit two almost inaccessible rock art sites in the Murramarang tribal area of Southern Coastal NSW.' (Production summary)

Australia : Metro Screen National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Dr Chris Bourke Australia : Black and White Films , 2016 15413155 2016 single work film/TV

'Dr Chris Bourke MLA, a descendant of the Gamillario Nation of NSW, lives in Canberra with his wife Julie, they have three adult children.' (Production summary)

Australia : Black and White Films , 2016
form y separately published work icon Fiona Wirrer-George Australia : Double Wire Productions , 2016 15413207 2016 single work film/TV

'Living in Napranum on her home country, Fiona Wirrer-George Oochunyung's life to date has been a long cultivation of a journey for her current ambitious and fascinating projects.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Double Wire Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Resurgence Australia : Goorie Vision National Indigenous Television , 2016 15413243 2016 single work film/TV

'Gamilaroi Traditional Owners take us for a tour around central western NSW to share their knowledge of country and the devastating toll development is having on their homelands.' (Production summary)

Australia : Goorie Vision National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Eugenia Flynn Australia : National Indigenous Television , 2016 15413308 2016 single work film/TV

'Eugenia is a Teo Chew Chinese, Tiwi, Larrakia and Muslim woman living and working in Melbourne. She works with Indigenous, refugee, asylum seeker and migrant communities through arts and culture.' (Production summary)

Australia : National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Miriwoong Legends Australia : SacredOz Productions , 2016 15413367 2016 single work film/TV

'The Preservation of language is very important to the Mirrawong people; they express their language through art, storytelling and dance. The Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre began in the 1970s to preserve, analyse, and record the language and culture of the Miriwoong and Gajirrabeng people, the original inhabitants of the lands around Kununurra, East Kimberley Western Australia.' (Production summary)

Australia : SacredOz Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Emmie Wehr Australia : Naya Ngarra Productions , 2016 15413431 2016 single work film/TV

'While most people half her age are still in bed before the sun comes up, Emmie Wehr is at the horse stables. In her late 70's, Emmie Wehr is Alice Springs longest serving licensed horse trainer.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Naya Ngarra Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Winawaal: My Country, My Home Facebook Nevanka McKeon , Larteasha Griffen , Australia : Biiard Uninyee Productions , 2016 15413795 2016 single work film/TV

'Family and country is everything to Veronica McKeon. The proud Nyul Nyul woman speaks of her love of country and the importance of handing down knowledge to the younger generation.' (Production summary)

Australia : Biiard Uninyee Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Teddy Jangala Egan Australia : CAAMA Productions , 2016 15413879 2016 single work film/TV

'Warlpiri man Teddy Jangala Egan is posthumously awarded the NT Police Valour Medal - the highest award any member of the force can receive tracking and apprehending escaped killer, Bily Ben.'  (Production summary)

Australia : CAAMA Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Lillian Bowen Australia : Iron Gate Films National Indigenous Television , 2016 15414018 2016 single work film/TV

'Lillian Bowen is passionate about passing down her Guugu Yimidhirr language to the next generation of kids from Hope Vale in Cape York Peninsula.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Iron Gate Films National Indigenous Television , 2016
form y separately published work icon Kustodians And Kustoms Patrick Mau , Gabriel Bani , Australia : One Blood Hidden Image Entertainment , 2016 15414201 2016 single work film/TV

'Gabriel Bani is a traditional kustodian of the Wagadagam clan of Mabuyag Island. He takes us on a journey into Mabuyag to explore the 'Kustoms' of 'Aylan Lore'.' (Production summary)

Australia : One Blood Hidden Image Entertainment , 2016
form y separately published work icon Ken Tunny Murray Australia : Knowing Pictures , 2016 15414318 2016 single work film/TV Australia : Knowing Pictures , 2016
form y separately published work icon Sharon Hodgetts Australia : Maling Productions Pty Ltd , 2016 15414435 2016 single work film/TV

'Sharon Hodgetts is the Culture and Heritage Officer at the Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council on the Central Coast of NSW. There are over 700 sites registered with the council which Sharon looks after and maintains. Darkinjung LALC works with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services (NSW NPWS) to ensure that all discovered sites are recorded and registered with the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and updated in the Aboriginal Heritage Information Management System (AHIMS) Database.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Maling Productions Pty Ltd , 2016
form y separately published work icon Jimmy Horace Australia : Weerianna Street Media , 2016 15414576 2016 single work film/TV

'Jimmy Horace was born on Yarraloola Station, lived at Millstream and worked at Mardie Station in the Pilbara in Western Australia.' 

Australia : Weerianna Street Media , 2016
form y separately published work icon Stand Up Karen Edwards Australia : Rogue Harmony Media , 2016 15414749 2016 single work film/TV

'Stand Up is an intimate, personal story about emerging aboriginal stand up comedian Karen Edwards and her journey from chronic kidney disease to the stage.' (Production summary)

Australia : Rogue Harmony Media , 2016
form y separately published work icon Ivanhoe Australia : Bigapitja , 2016 15414992 2016 single work film/TV

'Miriwoong ladies Ju Ju Wilson and Agnes Armstrong go on country at Ivanhoe station with Elders Eileen Huddleston and Nita Bidui to hear stories about family and station history.' (Production summary)

Australia : Bigapitja , 2016
form y separately published work icon Black Watch Australia : Heath Baxter Productions , 2016 15416142 2016 single work film/TV

'The story of Black Watch Richard Dick Butler who was part of the All Aboriginal Men's Military Unit WWII, Darwin, Northern Territory.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Heath Baxter Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Jemima to Jeremy Australia : Butchers Paper Workshop , 2016 15416321 2016 single work film/TV

'A journey of identity. From female to male and into Aboriginal culture. Jemima Jane Anderson was born in Fremantle W.A.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Butchers Paper Workshop , 2016
form y separately published work icon Camel Country Australia : Ngaanyatjarra Media , 2016 15416528 2016 single work film/TV

'Over one hundred years ago the first camels were introduced into Australia. This is the story of how they radically changed the landscape and how the Camel Company manages the excessive population.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Ngaanyatjarra Media , 2016
form y separately published work icon Bushmob Australia : CAAMA Productions , 2016 15416810 2016 single work film/TV

'Meet young men from troubled backgrounds and the two stockmen from Santa Teresa who help give them knowledge of the outback, traditional Indigenous knowledge and, of course, horses!' (Production summary)

Australia : CAAMA Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Rosie Mulligan Australia : Wawili Pitjas , 2016 15416864 2016 single work film/TV

'70 year old Rosie Mulligan a Nyikina woman from the Fitzroy River country east of Broome is also a well renowned artist but more importantly she is the holder and carrier of many of the Nyikina people’s cultural stories and is considered an important woman who many times leads the singing when it comes to cultural times.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Wawili Pitjas , 2016
form y separately published work icon Bagu with Jiman Australia : Tropic Productions , 2016 15416953 2016 single work film/TV

'Part survival tool, part spiritual being, the Bagu with Jiman was traditionally used to make fire. Today it has been transformed into an iconic art form by Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Tropic Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Between Worlds Australia : New Horizon Films , 2016 15417124 2016 single work film/TV

'Bruce King is a young Murri man, who grew up as Bianca. In this documentary we will reveal his struggles to find acceptance, both from his community and from himself.' (Production summary) 

Australia : New Horizon Films , 2016
form y separately published work icon Love Business Australia : 2016 15417242 2016 single work film/TV

'The Torres Straits has seen the likes of Japanese Pearl drivers, Indonesian labourers, Chinese business people and our own Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers.'  (Production summary)

Australia : 2016
form y separately published work icon The Brodie Family Dylan Coleman , Katrina Lucas , Australia : M. K Andersson & K. S Lucas , 2016 15417333 2016 single work film/TV

'This film documents Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri and Mirning woman Katherine Brodie, as she shares memories and cultural knowledge through four generations of women in the Brodie family of Port Adelaide.'  (Production summary)

Australia : M. K Andersson & K. S Lucas , 2016
form y separately published work icon Who Gor Tok Australia : 2016 15417419 2016 single work film/TV

'In the Torres Strait Islands like in many Aboriginal Communities in Australia Language is vital to maintaining culture. The two main languages are Kala Lagaw Ya (Western) and Meriam Mer (Eastern).' (Production summary)

Australia : 2016
form y separately published work icon Jim Everett Australia : Brown Cab Productions , 2016 15417512 2016 single work film/TV

'Jim Everett was born on Flinders Island in 1942. Jim left school when he was 14 to start work. His working life includes 13 years at sea and 30 years formal involvement in the Aboriginal Struggle.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Brown Cab Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Youth at the Zoo Australia : Mirri Mirri Productions , 2016 15417556 2016 single work film/TV

'Taronga Zoo has a number of Indigenous youth volunteers known as YATZ (Youth at the Zoo) toil away during school holidays, ensuring animals are well fed, cleaned and presentable for public.'  (Production summary)

Australia : Mirri Mirri Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon Joyce Smith Butchulla Woman Australia : Ngabanjah Arts & Cultural Co-Op , 2016 15417636 2016 single work film/TV

''Nanna' Joyce Smith is the oldest living Elder of the Butchulla tribe from Hervey Bay / Fraser Coast and K'gari Fraser Island in QLD. We share her story of her life and her family.' (Production summary)

Australia : Ngabanjah Arts & Cultural Co-Op , 2016
form y separately published work icon Gumbi Gumbi Australia : Jetzak Productions , 2016 15417744 2016 single work film/TV

'Modern society has no idea of the knowledge that Aboriginal people have of the Australian flora and fauna. For longer then people can imagine Aboriginal people have lived and thrived on this country.' (Production summary)

Australia : Jetzak Productions , 2016
form y separately published work icon The Old Man Australia : Turn Dog Quick Films , 2016 15417802 2016 single work film/TV

'Geoffrey Guest, known as The Old Man, ran the very successful Petford Training Farm in Far North Queensland in the 80's and 90's. It was a place for troubled Aboriginal teens could turn to.' (Production summary)

Australia : Turn Dog Quick Films , 2016
form y separately published work icon Walbunja Cloak With Loretta Parsley Australia : Maling Productions Pty Ltd National Indigenous Television , 2017 15411150 2017 single work film/TV

'Led by Walbunja Elder Aunty Loretta Parsley, a group of a Walbunja and Yuin custodians from the South Coast of NSW have come together with the University of Wollongong, Batemans Bay Campus, to create a possum skin cloak. The site of Batemans Bay Campus is close to the ancient learning and birthing site at Hanging Rock. Hanging Rock itself, was demolished by the local council in the 1990s.' (Production summary)

Australia : Maling Productions Pty Ltd National Indigenous Television , 2017
form y separately published work icon Too Pretty To Be Aboriginal Australia : 2018 15417891 2018 single work film/TV

'Sasha Sarago is on a quest to examine Australia's relationship to Aboriginal beauty through the statement, "you're too pretty to be Aboriginal".'  (Production summary)

Australia : 2018

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