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First Nations films

First Nations Films curated by David Stratton

Image: Filming of Australian film Jedda 1954. Howard Truran Collection, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Actor Robert Tudawali, Bushman Bill Harney and Director Charles Chauvel, before the filming of the Australian film Jedda.

This list was compiled from an article by film reviewer David Stratton.

Stratton, D. (2021, Feb 25). Culture, identity unearthed in the evolution of indigenous film. The Australian (Online) Retrieved from

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Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

ACMI is Australia's national museum of film, TV, videogames, digital culture and art.

Located in Melbourne, Victoria, ACMI celebrates the moving image and its profound impact over the last 120 years. ACMI holds a collection encompassing art, film, television, videogames, ephemera, digital culture and social memory.

Screen Australia - Doing business with us - First Nations content.

Pathways & Protocols A filmmaker’s guide to working with Indigenous people, culture and concepts - Terri Janke.

Reconciliation Queensland - Indigenous films and stories on the rise.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge