Sunday 26 March 9.30pm | ACMI Cinema 2
| Unclassified - Restricted to persons 15 and over unless accompanied by an adult. Warning: This film contains scenes or themes of domestic violence that some audience members may find upsetting. Viewer discretion advised.
Full $22 | Concession $17 | Blak Tix $13 | 3 Pass $45 | 5 Pass $75
A young Indigenous woman trapped in the throes of an abusive relationship gets revenge by burning down her boyfriend's home. Fearing retaliation, she flees into the mountains of Kauai, Hawaii where she discovers a mythical creature that guides her back to her ancestral roots.
Director: Etienne Aurelius (Native Hawaiian)
Producers: Chelsea Winstanley, Mojean Aria, Etienne Aurelius
Writer: Etienne Aurelius, Mojean Aria, Lauren Campi
USA | 2022 | 90 mins|English
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Director: Eduardo Moreno Fernández (Mexican) | 2022 | Mexico | 11:17 mins | Spanish
Sonia defended herself. For the first time, she confronted her abusive boyfriend Alan, who now lies dead as a result of an apparent accident. Without family or close friends, Sonia hopes she’ll convince her neighbor Meche to help her get rid of the body.
NOTE: This film is available in the BIRRARANGGA Film Festival 3-pass and 5-pass ticket packages.