This screening includes THE LAST WAVE
- Date and time:
- Tues, April 18, 7 pm; Free but Ticketed
A Sydney lawyer defends five Aboriginal people in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself.
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.”