BIG NAME NO BLANKET screening plus Q&A with filmmaker Steven McGregor
CINEMART presents BIG NAME NO BLANKET – a feature documentary which tells the extraordinary story of GEORGE RRURRAMBU, the former lead singer of the pioneering Warumpi Band of the 1980s. George features as the charismatic frontman, who combined rock and roll, reggae, pop and traditional culture to spread the message about Indigenous contemporary issues, awakening the Australian consciousness of a third world in its own backyard.
The documentary screening will be preceded by a 1 hour Q&A with Director Steven McGregor – one of Darwin’s most successful filmmakers – who will explain the process of creating BIG NAME, as well as his work across the NT and recent projects including writing and directing for the ABC TV series REDFERN NOW..
After a short interval – the film will screen at 7:30pm with short film ‘Songline To Happiness’ directed by Danny Teece-Johnson – Winner of Best Film at the ImagineNative Film Festival (Canada)
6pm – Steven McGregor Q&A
7:30 – Big Name No Blanket – plus short film ‘Songline To Happiness’