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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 Wash My Soul in the River's Flow
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'A cinematic reinvention of Archie Roach and the late Ruby Hunter’s 2004 award-winning concert – a fertile music collaboration with Paul Grabowsky and the Australian Art Orchestra.

'In 2004, Ruby and Archie worked with Grabowsky and the Australian Art Orchestra to create the seminal concert Kura Tungar: Songs from the River. Ruby was born on the banks of the Murray, home to the Ngarrindjeri people for thousands of years. As a child, she was forcibly taken from her family under the government's assimilation policy. Years later she met Archie, another member of the Stolen Generation, at a Salvation Army drop-in centre. The story of their lives, as told through their music and lively yarns, celebrates country and culture, resilience, and family. Philippa Bateman's lovingly crafted film threads together footage of rehearsals and opening night with stunning images of the Murray. A fittingly cinematic and spiritual tribute to two much-loved Australian performers, executive produced by Indigenous singer-songwriter Emma Donovan.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English , Aboriginal Ngarrindjeri AIATSIS Code: S69 SA

Works about this Work

Beautiful Musical Memories David Stratton , 2022 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13 March 2022; (p. 13)

— Review of Wash My Soul in the River's Flow Philippa Bateman , 2021 single work film/TV
When Archie Met Ruby Rosemary Neill , 2022 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5 March 2022; (p. 9)

— Review of Wash My Soul in the River's Flow Philippa Bateman , 2021 single work film/TV
'A new documentary celebrates this singer-songwriter couple, who overcame stolen generations trauma to forge trailblazing careers.' 
When Archie Met Ruby Rosemary Neill , 2022 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5 March 2022; (p. 9)

— Review of Wash My Soul in the River's Flow Philippa Bateman , 2021 single work film/TV
'A new documentary celebrates this singer-songwriter couple, who overcame stolen generations trauma to forge trailblazing careers.' 
Beautiful Musical Memories David Stratton , 2022 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13 March 2022; (p. 13)

— Review of Wash My Soul in the River's Flow Philippa Bateman , 2021 single work film/TV
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