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NAIDOC Week film screening – The Song Keepers @ Mirboo North Library

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
Overview

NAIDOC Week Film Screening


Mirboo North Library


Thursday July 11


5.30pm – 7.00pm


Celebrate NAIDOC Week at Mirboo North Library.


This documentary tells the inspiring story of the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir and their first tour of Germany. In the churches of remote Central Australia, a 140 year old musical legacy of ancient Aboriginal languages, German sacred hymns and baroque music is being preserves by 4 generations of women.


With their charismatic musical director, Morris Stuart, the choir embarks on an historical tour bring the historical music back to Germany, in their own languages.


Nominated for the Best Documentary Award at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Nominated for the Best Documentary at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards.


“…a satisfying celebration of these women, their conductor, Morris Stuart, and their music.” – David Stratton, The Australian

Venue

Mirboo North Library
2 Brennan Street
Mirboo North, VIC 3871 Australia

Organizer

West Gippsland Libraries
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