ALTAR and cyberTribe present a special screening for NAIDOC: 'The Fringe Dwellers' (1986, 98 minutes) is an acclaimed Australian film about an Aboriginal family who dreams of moving out of the fringe, into the mainstream. The first Australian film featuring Indigenous actors in all the major roles, it was directed by Bruce Beresford and based on the novel of the same title by Nene Gare. Indigenous activist, poet, and educator Oodgeroo Noonuccal (previously known as Kath Walker) worked as both an actor in, and script adviser for, the film.

When 22 July 2015
from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where The Cairns Institute Lecture Theatre (Room D3.054)
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The film will be introduced by artist Jenny Fraser and followed by an open 
forum discussion. Screened with permission of Umbrella Entertainment:
http://www.umbrellaent.com.au/p-1678-fringe-dwellers-the.aspx

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The Fringe Dwellers poster