SATURDAY 25.1.2020 – 19:00 SPECIAL SCREENING: AUSTRALIA: A JOURNEY INTO THE DARK + DISCUSSION SAJOS

 

A discussion on today’s threats to the indigenous people, with a film on the treatment of the Aboriginals of Australia as an introduction.

 

Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley

Australia, 2018, 92 min. 

Director:  Nicholas Wrathall

Producers:  Stephanie King, Albert Wiggan (Bardi-Kija-Nyul Nyul), Mark Jones

Languages:  English, Kriol; subt. English

Intensive mining, pastoralism and agriculture threaten the wide and unspoilt Kimberley area in Australia. What will be left of hundreds of remote Aboriginal communities when ruthless industry steamrollers the right of the local population? Albert Wiggan, a co-producer of the film, is a central figure in this story which reflects on an urgent question: who does “development” benefit?

European premiere.