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Profoundly moving, what makes the film so powerful is the sense of collaboration and generosity.” **** Paul Byrne

Sydney Morning Herald

 

Compassionate…heartbreaking” ****

Australian Book Review

 

Deeply personal… this film is a reminder of how far we have come and how far we have to go.”

The Australian

 

Moving… a fascinating slice of our history through a complex, multilayered story.”

RealTime

 

Bold and unconventional… it could very well be the ignition source that lights a fire of discussion around one of this country’s most important artists, and what his life and death have to say about the fraught relationship between white and Indigenous Australia.”****

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In The News

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‘The Conversation Hour: Bennelong and Albert Namatjira’

ABC Radio Melbourne, 6 Sept ’17

 

‘National Gallery of Australia Muzzled Over Namatjira Art Treasures’

The Australian, 2 Sept ’17

 

‘A national embarrassment’: the dispute over Albert Namatjira’s copyright’,
featuring the panel discussion after the MIFF World Premiere

ABC RN Awaye!, 12 Sept ’17

 

From Alice Springs to Buckingham Palace – The Fight for Albert Namatjira’s Legacy

The Guardian, 5 Aug ’17

 

‘Copyright Battle Over Indigenous Artwork’,  featuring Sophia Marinos, Gloria Pannka, Lewina Namatjira, Judith Ryan & Vivien Anderson

SBS TV,  4 Aug ’17

 

”The Namatjira Project’: A family’s battle to regain copyright control to Albert Namatjira’s work’

RN breakfast, ABC Radio, 4 Aug ’17

 

‘MIFF 2017 Premiere Charts Family’s Battle to Reclaim Albert Namatjira’s Legacy’

The Age, 29 Jul ’17

 

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Albert Namatjira left behind our most famous indigenous art estate, so why does his family have no say in how it is run?

The Weekend Australian 25/2/17

His legacy is enormous, he is one of our great painters…

Fran Kelly, ABC Radio National

 
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