New NITV series Our Stories will screen half hour documentaries across next week from emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers.
Each tells diverse stories from an Indigenous perspective.
First Time Home – Monday
First Time Home is a short documentary that follows the physical journey as a young baby is introduced to her father’s Yawuru Country for the first time. She is guided by the spirit and voice of Country as she travels from Melbourne to Broome with her parents. When she arrives, she experiences all that it means to meet and connect with Country for the first time.
Inside Out – Tuesday
Artist Peter Waples-Crowe feels pushed to the outer of Aboriginal culture because he’s queer. He tackles questions of identity head on, collaborates on genderless fashion, and opens his solo exhibition.
Chris’s Torch – Wednesday
Gunditjamara man Chris Austin has been in out of prison all of his life but this time is the longest he has been out and it’s because he has found a new path, The Torch Program. This year is the 10th anniversary of the Confined exhibition held by The Torch program. The exhibition showcases artwork by current and ex Indigenous prisoners. The Torch program
Rapping It Up – Thursday
Rapping It Up is a day in the life of Carol George, a Wurundjeri/Bidawel singer- songwriter-rapper, YouTube sensation, mother of five, and survivor of domestic violence as she balances motherhood with music making.
7pm Monday, 9 – Thursday 12 December on NITV.