‘“A deeply moving, evocative and beautiful insight into how a battle to preserve timeless Indigenous culture found hope in a remarkable act of black and white conciliation.”
– Paul Daley, author and Guardian journalist.
An ancient site, a ticking clock, and the unlikely allies calling for change.
The Lake of Scars is supported by The Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Documentary Australia Foundation, Eucalypt Australia, and The Dja Dja Wurrung Corporation.
In a corner of Australia exists a place of astounding natural beauty, archaeological significance, and age-old culture. But the Indigenous scarred trees and artifacts found here are at risk – until an unlikely inter-generational partnership comes forth to save the site for future generations. The Lake of Scars tells a story of ally-ship, environmentalism and cultural rebirth; a picture of what reconciliation between Aboriginal and European Australians might look like. But is that idea harder than it seems?
Screening as a part of NAIDOC week celebrations.
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- Visual Arts
10th June 2022 — 1st September 2023
Naomi Hobson’s Adolescent Wonderland is a series of photographs that tell the real-life story of young Aboriginal people in remote AustraliaView event
- Visual Arts
22nd June 2022
Art Exhibition THREADS - a story of life, dreams and memories intertwining, entangling, and unravelling like threads of knotted course hairs on the tail of a wiry old beast.View event
5th July 2022 — 6th July 2022
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Immerse yourself in the Irish Dance and Grand Illusion sensation that has taken the world by storm.View event