A film honouring Aboriginal Diggers

Coming Home tells the story of a families yearning to know what happened to brothers Cyril and Rufus Rigney.

Both brothers set off from their community of Raukkan, Point Macleay Mission in South Australia and join the
Great War and fight for country.

Victor Koolmatrie interviews his mother Verna and  together they recall a journey to Ypres, Belgium. The story is beautifully remembered and effortlessly told by Ngarrindjeri Elder Verna Koolmatrie, she tells us of a chance meeting with a kind and friendly stranger with a generous heart
and how he helped their family find peace.

Coming Home (2017) from Country Arts SA on Vimeo.

Allan Collins ACS Cinematographer  Artist in residence and lead mentor
Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin  Creative Producer and mentor
Kiara Milera  Post Production Assistant
Isaac Lindsay  Research Assistant
Victor Koolmatrie  Interviewer
Verna Koolmatrie  Storyteller
Lara Damiani  Editor and mentor

 

Coming Home is supported by

Naomi Hobson: Adolescent Wonderland
  • Visual Arts

Naomi Hobson: Adolescent Wonderland

11th December 2021 — 8th October 2023

Naomi Hobson’s Adolescent Wonderland is a series of photographs that tell the real-life story of young Aboriginal people in remote Australia

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Sing 2
  • Film

Sing 2

19th January 2022 — 29th January 2022

Some scenes may scare young children

Presented by Country Arts SA

Where Will Your Dreams Take You?

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • Film

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

19th January 2022 — 22nd January 2022

Fantasy themes and infrequent mild coarse language. Some scenes may scare young children

Presented by Country Arts SA

From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman, comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe.

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