DIFF Closing Night - The Song Keepers

Special Closing Night event presented by Darwin filmmaker Naina Sen and Producer Rachel Clements

In the obscure churches of remote Central Australia, a hidden musical legacy of ancient Aboriginal languages, sacred poetry and baroque music is being preserved by the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir.

Embarking on a tour of Germany, the choir return the hymns given to their great grandparents by missionaries, this time sung in their own Aboriginal languages.

 

SPECIAL GUEST

Born in New Delhi, India, and based in Darwin, Naina Sen is an award winning documentary filmmaker, creative producer and video installation/projection artist specialising in cross-cultural storytelling.

 

DIFF is happening all over Darwin, not just Deckchair! Learn more here: http://diff.net.au/

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“A remarkable and enormously enjoyable documentary about a rather improbable concert tour.”

Karl Quinn, Sydney Morning Herald

Show Time(s)

Add to Calendar 7:30pm,
Monday 25 September
Deckchair Cinema

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Director

Naina Sen

Year

2017

Running Time

80 minutes

Rating

Country of Origin

Australia

Language

English, Western Arrernte & Pitjantjatjara with English subtitles

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