Legendary Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil has spent his adult life trying to navigate his way through two very different cultures: that of his Yolngu people and that of the colonising Australian culture. In Another Country, he gives us first-hand insight into the confusions and chaos that occur in the clash between these cultures.
At the beginning of last century the Australian Government, along with entrepreneurs, opportunists and 'do-gooders', made a concerted effort to gain control of the lands of the Yolngu people across northern Arnhem Land, along the central part of northern Australia. The long succession of would-be cattle barons, missionaries and government agents failed to dispossess the Yolngu of their lands, but the introduction of their new ways and different laws succeeded in eroding the heart of a complex culture that was once strong, defiant and self-sufficient.
Another Country is a documentary which considers, from the inside, the ramifications of one culture being dominated by another.
Join us for this insightful evening of film, live music, chocolate tasting and a yummy locally made vegan food! ~
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CHOCOLATE TASTING with CHOW CACAOChow Cacao’s delicious organic, raw, vegan chocolate bars are made from fair trade and sustainably sourced ingredients. Handmade in our home town Byron Bay and hand-wrapped in nostalgic golden foil. The mix of classic and funky flavours will bring you back to your childhood, when coconut roughs and golden foil were a thing! Their simple and iconic packaging is inspired by the 70’s surf culture here in Byron Bay.
LIVE MUSIC with ANGIE HUDSON
After working with her team of innovative musicians and renowned producer/ engineer Paul Pilsneniks. Angie Hudson has crafted her debut EP ‘Opens’ released may 2017. All singles recieved rotation on triple J, Angie song "Breathe in" was described as one of Nkechi's "favourite songs" for 2017.
Angie Hudson has been known to deliver an enchanting performance, her electric soul/folk blend has been compared to the likes of, Lianne La Havas, Husky, Sade, and Norah Jones.
After performing numerous shows ( Falls fest, supports with Viex Farka Toure, Parcels) with her trio- Freyja Hooper- Drums, and bassist- Shaun Johnson they created a collaborative project at the beginning of the year 'Banksia'.
Angie is also know to collaborate with other artists/ musicians/ producers, and ocasionally performing intimate strip backed shows where hse can bare her songs in their most essential form.
Angie's performances can be described as "Ethereal, intimate and graceful. With sultry lyrics floating through jazz-inspired folk offerings their audience is left all tingly on the outside and warm on the inside."
Check out some of her music on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO2vGRn8uFuGXO4ISUOxkYQ/videos
DINNER with YUMMIFYYour ticket includes a light but nourishing, delicious three-dish, vegan, gluten-free and preservative-free, standing-mingle finger food dinner by our caterer Yummify.
Yummify is completely devoted to vegan, preservative free, made-from-scratch plant-based food. They source ingredients locally and their food ranges from finger food to gourmet plated delicacies, as well as their speciality - artisan vegan cheeses. They teach classes from forage to feast and hope to be part of the movement that re-educates us all to grow, gather, and have gratitude for the incredible gifts on our planet.
Yummify feel it is time to step away from the supermarket ready-made instant-food culture and re-empower ourselves. Their passion for food and learning means their menu is constantly expanding.Menu:*Broccoli Cheesy Balls with Lemon Herb Sauce*Risotto Stuffed Mushrooms*Goji Berry Bliss Balls Dipped in Chocolate
Program:5.45pm: Doors open6.00pm: Live music and chocolate tasting6.30pm: Film (75 min duration)7.45pm: Dinner Investment:(includes film, music, chocolate tasting and dinner!)A portion of your ticket purchase supports the film maker! Thank you for supporting independent film making, and helping educate and build awareness :-)Adults = $41 Students/Pensioners/concession = $36Refund policy:* Please note that tickets are NOT refundable if you change your mind or are unable to make it on the day. Your tickets cannot be changed to another date. They may however be given to a friend to attend. Enquiries: a2pzdGF0b24gfCBpY2xvdWQgISBjb21TdWJzY3JpYmU=
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