Coming up this weekend in the heart of the Northern Rivers, Lismore, NSW is a screening of the film "Toomelah". Ivan Sen who is known for the film "Beneath Clouds" will be in conversation with Catherine Marciniak about "Toomelah" which has received highly favourable reviews from Cannes, Sydney and Melbourne film festivals.
Set in present times, "Toomelah" follows the story of Daniel, a ten year old boy and the challenges of people of the Gamilaroi who live within the Toomelah community.
Beginning at 4 pm, Sunday 13th of November at the Starcourt theatre in Lismore, tickets cost $15 or $12 for members and concession available from StarCourt box office: (02) 6623 1355 or online www.starcourttheatre.com.au.
This film explores the perspective of modern, traditional Aboriginal culture and Australian government policy, drawing attention to a new generation and future.