Wash My Soul in the River's Flow + Q&A

18 March
7:00pm
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12 / $10

Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow is a cinematic reinvention of a legendary concert that premiered in 2004. Kura Tungar – Songs from the River was a collaboration between First Nations singer-songwriters Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter working with Paul Grabowsky and the 22-piece Australian Art Orchestra. 

Using footage combining conversations, rehearsals, and the opening night with breathtaking images of Hunter’s Ngarrindjeri country in South Australia, the film is a portrait of  artists at the peak of their powers and a profoundly moving story of loss, love and what it means to truly come ‘home’.

Philippa Bateman's lovingly crafted film … [is] a fittingly cinematic and spiritual tribute to two much-loved Australian performers’ - Sydney Film Festival

This title is held in the NFSA collection.

Join us after the screening for a Q&A with director Philippa Bateman via Zoom on the big screen in Arc Cinema.  

Please note this film will screen with open captions. 

 

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