Saturday, 14 November

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cannery Arts Centre
Norseman Road, Esperance


The Cannery Arts Centre presents its first ever NAIDOC Week Film Festival, a festival which will showcase Indigenous Australian films over the new dates set for NAIDOC Week 2020. 
From Tuesday November 10th to Friday November 13th a selection of shorts will be played on a loop in the Cannery’s main gallery.

Saturday November 14th will be the official opening of the event, with a Welcome to Country performed by an Elder and member of the Esperance Nyungar Aboriginal Corporation, following by the screening of Yellow Fella (25mins), and then The Darkside (1hr 34mins).

Saturday November 14th:
6:00PM - Doors Open, Official Opening
6:15PM - Welcome to Country  
6:30PM - ‘Yellow Fella’ (25min)
7:15PM - ‘The Darkside’ (1hr 34mins)

All films are free to view.

All films are: unclassified 15+.  Those under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Yellow Fella: a restless young man of mixed heritage, struggling between two cultures to find his own identity.

The Darkside: a film developed from a national callout for Indigenous ghost stories. A documentary.

Art activities which explore the NAIDOC Week 2020 theme ‘ALWAYS WAS. ALWAYS WILL BE.’, also provided.   

Many thanks to our NAIDOC Week Film Festival event sponsor, Southern Ports, and to event partners Esperance Nyungar Aboriginal Corporation, Revelation International Perth Film Festival 2020, and Moving Movies Esperance, and to the Shire of Esperance for their continued support!