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Fifteen Exceptional Films by Indigenous Australian Filmmakers That You Can Stream Right Now – Concrete Playground



In 2017, when Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country first reached cinema screens, the blistering Indigenous Australian western won awards in Venice, Toronto, Luxembourg and our own backyard. It’s a sublimely shot and performed work of art that powerfully interrogates Australia’s past and draws parallels with the country’s present, so that’s not surprising — and it joined a long list of acclaimed work by Indigenous Australian filmmakers.

Thornton himself is no stranger to the spotlight, with his debut Samson & Delilah winning the Camera d’Or at Cannes in 2009. Sixteen years earlier, Australian artist Tracey Moffatt premiered BeDevil at the prestigious international festival, too, with her feature marking the first ever directed by an…

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