Black Screen

Black Screen

About Black Screen

Black Screen connects culture, stories and language with community through screen.

Black Screen films

The Black Screen collection includes over 40 short films and documentaries created by renowned filmmakers.

Each film is provided on a loan basis to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities for private screenings and community celebrations free of charge.

Black Screen trailer, 2021.

Host your own screening

A screening is a great way to get the community together and enjoy the best of Indigenous screen.

Choose your films: Black Screen collection of available films

Download the Black Screen catalogue: Black Screen catalogue of available films

Contact Us

If you would like to host your own screening and would like more information, have a yarn with the Indigenous Connections staff at

Note: to be eligible for the program you must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and use the material for private community screenings. Users are limited to six titles per order.

Ineligible Requests

For any requests to access titles from the Black Screen program outside of the loan agreement terms and conditions, users are required to contact the film's rightsholder directly.

For more information please contact Indigenous Connections staff at

The Buwindja collection on NFSA Player

You can also stream the Buwindja collection on NFSA Player – 17 compelling stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander trailblazers, icons and dreamers.


THE Buwindja Collection on NFSA Player