A Celebration of Aboriginal Culture and Heritage
Guringai Festival 2012 acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, the Guringai people on whose land we now stand, and we pay our respects to Elders past and present.
Now in its 12th year, the Guringai Festival brings a plethora of events and activities throughout Sydney, celebrating of Aboriginal culture and heritage, and honouring the traditional homelands of the Guringai people. Sydneysiders are given the opportunity to enjoy more tevents, including guided tours of Aboriginal sites, bushwalks, film screening of various Aboriginal and Indigenous movies and documentaries, Indigenous art exhibitions featuring works from local artists, children's handprint art, traditional Dreamtime storytelling, songs and dancers from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures and more.
Film screening and Q&A: Our Generation, with filmmaker Damien Curtis
Saturday 14 July 2012, 4.45 for 5pm start, to 7.30pm
At Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade Reserve, Manly
Come and see this important documentary film by Sinem Saban & Damien Curtis, which explores the Yolngu people of Northeast Arnhem Land’s struggle for their land, culture and freedom. ‘The truth in this film is like a red hot poker driven into the conscience of a nation.’ (Jeff McMullen)
Enquiries: (02) 9976 1421