FREE COMMUNITY EVENT
Sat Aug 28 10:00 AM
Busselton Tennis Club
Sat Aug 28
A brand-new event has been added to the CinefestOZ Film Festival calendar this year, this FREE event is set to fully immerse the local community in the festival week highlighting Indigenous films, film guests, foods, arts and products. Community Day will also include the Virtual Whadjuk experience and the IndigestOZ Restrospective filmmaker Q&A.
Kicking off with the IndigifestOZ Retrospective filmmaker Q&A, the FREE event will be hosted at the Busselton Tennis Club utilising its wonderful new clubhouse and surroundings by setting up marquees, stalls, food trucks, and short film viewing areas for the public to enjoy.
* Wadan Warangkiny – Ocean Singers choir song of welcome
* IndigifestOZ Retrospective Filmmaker – Leah Purcell
* Special Guest – Karla Hart, writer/director
10.45am Behind the Scenes: Secrets of Stunts
12.00pm Michael Smith – dance performance and workshop
1.00pm Behind the Scenes: Secrets of Stunts
2.00pm Event ends
2.30pm Lantana screens free at Orana Cinema. Secure your seat at HERE!
On throughout the day!
Virtual Whadjuk – a VR experience
Indigenous short films
Stalls with Aboriginal health, arts and produce: Undalup Association, S.W.A.M.S, Deadly Denim Coffee and food – Loveacup, The Gosling Food Van, free cultural food tasters by Undalup Association
Using the VR headsets, experience Virtual Whadjuk the unique interactive documentary experience blends new mapping technologies, accurately generated landscapes, botanical data, 3D animation and interactive tasks with traditional documentary elements, giving users an Aboriginal body in which to experience a robust and deeply spiritual culture in the hours and moments before the first ship of European colonists arrived.
No tickets required to watch Virtual Whadjuk.
For information on how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect your festival experience, please visit our website.
2.30pm: Community Film - Lantana
To round of the Community Day experience, pop down to Orana Cinemas for a FREE screening of Lantana, featuring Aboriginal actor Leah Purcell, an icon on stage and screen. Secure your tickets HERE!