Shifting Sands

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81 minutes
18+
Six short films – Grace, My Bed Your Bed, Passing Through, Promise, Tears and My Colour, Your Kind – released in 1997 and 1998 with the funding assistance of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department.

GRACE 
Australia | 1998 | 16 mins | Director, Screenwriter: Wesley Enoch | Producers: Owen Johnston, Justin Malbon
Grace lives a comfortable life in a nice house. It’s a far cry from the mission which she fled years ago. When she returns for a funeral, she’s faced with unfamiliar family and a forgotten past.

MY BED YOUR BED
Australia | 1998 | 16 mins | Director, Screenwriter: Erica Glynn | Producer: Penelope McDonald
In a desert community, a man and a woman are promised under traditional marriage laws. But when the time comes to move in together, things don’t turn out that well.

MY COLOUR, YOUR KIND
Australia | 1997 | 11 mins I Director, Screenwriter: Danielle MacLean | Producer: Steven McGregor
A young girl, incarcerated in a dormitory, escapes to her rightful place in the world. During the journey, she recollects her life and the treatment she has endured.

PASSING THROUGH
Australia | 1998 | 13 mins | Director, Screenwriter: Mark Olive | Producer: Helen Lovelock
A family on the road pass through an old gold mining town. For Margie, the place triggers childhood memories and she is drawn to two old Koori men who knew her family. 

PROMISE
Australia | 1998 | 10 mins | Director, Screenwriter: Mitch Torres | Producer: Pauline Clague
An old woman, overseeing her granddaughter making some damper, is asked how she came to be betrothed or “promised” at a young age.

TEARS
Australia | 1998 | 15 mins | Director, Screenwriter: Ivan Sen | Producer: Teresa-Jayne Hanlon
A teenage couple are leaving the mission on their way to new lives. As they walk to the bus stop, they discuss their reasons for leaving.


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Shifting Sands

Dendy Opera Quays Cinema 3
Sat 16 June
2:30pm—3:51pm
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18+
Company Credits
Courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive Australia
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