Interrogating Western Media

In this lecture Romaine Moreton discusses the historicising of Indigenous family storytelling and interrogation of western media art forms performed by her in One Billion Beats.

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On Survivance

A public talk by Goenpul Jagara Bundjulung poet and filmmaker Dr Romaine Moreton. Recorded at European Association for Studies of Australia Conference, Prato, Italy.

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Music and Culture in Indigenous Filmmaking

A panel discussion with Yorta Yorta Dja Dja Wurrung musican and performer Dr Lou Bennett and Goenpul Jagara Bundjulung poet and filmmaker Dr Romaine Moreton.

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The community still asks about all the members of the film crew to this day. To me, this shows that when things are done in the correct way, an ongoing connection between a community and filmmakers is formed. It shows how those connections become a form of Indigenous resilience for everyone involved. Colonialism has ruptured Indigenous peoples’ lives. I see films such as The Farm as an opportunity for Indigenous people to reconnect: to emphasise connections between ourselves, and our shared connection with the land. This idea of reconnecting with each other and with our land informs everything about The Farm.

Romaine Moreton, Indigenous Writer and Director. Screening the Past, 2011.