‘“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

Amy Shark: See U Somewhere Australia Tour
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Amy Shark: See U Somewhere Australia Tour

25th July 2022 — 31st July 2022

Presented by Triple J, Select Music, Handsome Tours, Rage More

The 'See U Somewhere Australia' Tour is set to be one of the biggest tours the country has ever seen - Don’t miss out as Amy Shark hits a venue near you this year!

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Zuhir Naji: From Damascus to Adelaide
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Zuhir Naji: From Damascus to Adelaide

28th July 2022 — 29th July 2022

Presented by Country Arts SA, Nexus Arts

Zuhir Naji: From Damascus to Adelaide celebrates the ancient traditions of the Middle East through oud, voice, and percussion.

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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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