An intimate, at times heart-wrenching, portrait of Dujuan, an Aboriginal boy who cannot reconcile his gift as a traditional healer and the history of his people with the whitefella system he is compelled to be part of. A self-described “bush kid”, he is disturbed by the history he is taught, the news he watches – specifically about Don Dale and other jails where young Aborigines are concentrated – and the pressures to behave in a certain way. Fun-loving, bright and serious at once, his spirit and self esteem are being crushed and he looks to be walking the well-worn trail from foster care to “juvie” to jail. We walk with him, share his dreams and hopes for his future self. The film was shot in Alice Springs and homelands in the Northern Territory in a three-year collaboration between the filmmakers, the family and Arrernte and Garrwa Elders.
Dedicated to putting the fun back into going to a show or the cinema, the Brunswick Picture House has re-emerged — reimagined and better than ever. Presenting cabarets, live shows, films and a garden kiosk with a delicious menu & great coffee. Kiosk open 1 hr before every event! After laying dormant for over 30 years, the curtains lifted on this old theatre in March 2016 and it began a new lease on life, lovingly restored by the creative team behind the award-winning and internationally acclaimed circus/cabaret sensations LA SOIRÉE and CLUB SWIZZLE. Having survived the wreckers’ ball and the ravages of time, this iconic building’s revival has set the stage for a vibrant and charismatic mix of film, circus, live theatre and family-friendly entertainment. The Brunswick Picture House is a local landmark for the community, for people to meet, be inspired, gossip, laugh and be entertained.