‘“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.

NAIDOC Week 2022

 

The Lake of Scars is supported by

Arts on Screen: Euphoria
  • Film

Arts on Screen: Euphoria

8th August 2022 — 18th August 2022

Presented by Country Arts SA

This tale of good days, bad days and everything in between catapults us right into the heart of a little town where everyone knows everyone.

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Pissarro: Father of Impressionism
  • Film

Pissarro: Father of Impressionism

9th August 2022 — 10th August 2022

Presented by Country Arts SA

Without Camille Pissarro, there is no Impressionist movement. He is rightfully known as the father of Impressionism.

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Following George Walker
  • Theatre

Following George Walker

11th August 2022 — 16th August 2022

Presented by Country Arts SA, Brink Productions

Following George Walker is inspired by the life of Adelaide actor Rory Walker’s great grandfather George W Walker: a vaudevillian and impresario who toured Australia in the early 20th century.

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The Hopgood Theatre screening only is a free community event proudly sponsored by The City of Onkaparinga

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