Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter perform ‘Watching Over Me’

Title:
Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter perform ‘Watching Over Me’
NFSA ID:
1496591
Year:
1996
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following clip may contain images and voices of deceased persons
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Archie Roach performs the song 'Watching Over Me' from his 1997 album Looking for Butter Boy in this home movie footage. His partner Ruby Hunter plays a rainstick.

Home movie footage can provide an engagingly unrehearsed glimpse into the lives of others.This delightful short segment is no exception. Roughly filmed in the pair's lounge room it captures the playfulness between Archie and Ruby and is a wonderfully intimate recording. The detail of their son Eban watching television in the foreground of their impromptu performance adds to the clip's charm and warmth.