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Ten Canoes

Ten Canoes

Ten Canoes

Released in 2007 this is a beautiful film. It reminded of Avatar (again) but in the real, happening right now. The Aboriginal director, Peter Djigirr tells he made this film because the Balanda (that’s us white folks) keep on coming and destroy without recognising their laws and culture, which have evolved over millennia. He hopes that new generations of Aboriginals will see the movie and remember their culture and that white people will start to recognise that they have no respect for a culture far older than their own. Continue reading