This screening includes WALKABOUT
- Date and time:
- Tues, April 11, 7 pm; Free but Ticketed
With its harrowingly beautiful depiction of the Australian Outback and spare narrative of culture clash, Walkabout is a survival epic.
Michael A. McRobbie’s Choice Series, Spring 2023: His Name Is Gulpilil
David Gulpilil has one of the most recognizable faces in world cinema, but his name is less so. Gulpilil, who was Yolngu, began acting in Australian cinema as a teenager; his first role in Nicholas Roeg's Walkabout immediately signaled him as a singular talent. Intensely charismatic and graceful, Gulpilil leaps off the screen, redefining how Aboriginal people and stories were represented in the Australian New Wave and in world cinema long before the New Wave moment. As Gulpilil himself said, "I know how to walk across the land in front of a camera because I belong there.”