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Online Film Screening - Don't Forget to Go Home (2020) & The Land Has Eyes (2004)
- Tue 6th Oct 2020, 7:00 PM - 11:45 PM
- online event
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Join us for this free online film screening presented as a companion to our current exhibition Bittersweet!
Bittersweet presents iTaukei (Indigenous Fijian) and Indo-Fijian artists who share their experiences of living overseas as well as the connection to their island home: Fiji. It is a talanoa: a laying down of artworks and stories some sweet, and some bitter.
This online film screening presents two films made by filmmakers with deep connections to Fiji. Much like the artists in the exhibition, these filmmakers interpret ideas around language and stories, and what it means to have a connection to place.
The online film screening will be introduced by Craig Donarski (Director Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre) and Shivanjani Lal (Curator, Bittersweet)
Book your ticket online now and we'll send you the secret link to the film the day before.
Don't Forget to Go Home (2020)
Directed by Victoria Singh-Thompson
Two Fijian-Indian sisters escape their cousin’s wedding enjoy a wild night out in the heart of Sydney. Featuring clever cinematography that captures both youthful abandon and slowly altering states of consciousness, Don’t Forget to Go Home dramatises the tensions between culture and queerness, rebellion and responsibility.
The Land Has Eyes (2004)
Directed by Vilsoni Hereniko
The Land Has Eyes is the first feature film from Fiji - made on the island of Rotuma. The story of a young woman and her fight to save her family's honour. Starring Rena Owen (from Once Were Warriors)