Ḻuku Ngärra: The Law of the Land

Thursday, 30 May 2024 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Ḻuku Ngärra: The Law of the Land 

During Reconciliation Week the award winning documentary uku Ngärra: The Law of the Land will be running screenings across the country with the Melbourne screening at the Nova Cinema in Carlton on Friday 31st at 6:30pm with Q&A featuring the filmmaker Sinem Saban and special guest Uncle Robbie Thorpe (Gunai Nation) in attendance.

Sinem Saban joins us today to talk about her film which gives voice to uku Ngärra, the extraordinary story of Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM, an initiated clan leader within the Yolŋu Nation who has spent the most part of his 79 years of life as a civil rights activist, a spiritual leader, a cross cultural mediator and educator and one of few elders who has dedicated his life to upholding the traditional law of his people.  

Film website: www.lukungarrafilm.com

Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38pTKNcq438

Link to tickets: https://fan-force.com/screenings

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Annie McLoughlin