PANEL: HARD YARNS
Duration | 60 minutes
Pauline Clague, Tasha Hubbard and Shirleen Campbell talk about making documentaries that effect the community and how to manage your way through these often hard stories that at times you can be the observer and other times you are one of the community members.
Shirleen Campbell Alice Springs-based social worker is the coordinator of the Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group. The Warlpiri and Arrernte woman describes herself as a “proud town camper”, who grew up in Lhenpe Artnwe or Hoppy’s Camp, one of the region’s 16 town camps. Her work has given earned her one of NT’s Australian of the Year winners.
The program is run by female leaders from Alice Springs town camps and gives residents experiencing violence a voice.
Her film Not Just Numbers is her directorial debut. Plays at Winda on Sunday 24th at 1:30pm
Tasha Hubbard is a First Nations/ Cree filmmaker and educator living in Saskatoon. Her films explore Indigenous rights in Canada: Two Worlds Colliding(2004) is about the Saskatoon freezing deaths, Birth of a Family(2017) which followed siblings reconnecting after being a part of Canada’s Sixties Scoop.
Her latest film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up playing on Saturday 23rd at 3:30pm.
This award-winning documentary which examines the death of Colten Boushie, a young Cree man, and the subsequent trial and acquittal of the man who shot him.