Warburdar Bununu: Water Shield, directed by Jason De Santolo
Thursday 14th November 2019, 5PM -7PM
- When 14 Nov - 14 Nov 2019
D Block, Cnr Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington NSW 2021
UNSW A&D Climate Action Group is thrilled to present a screening of Warburdar Bununu: Water Shield, directed by Jason De Santolo.
The film will be followed by a panel discussion discussing the film and extending to the themes of climate, art, workers, and mobilising. We will be joined by the director, Jason De Santolo, as well as Rebecca Gilson (Workers for Climate Action), and more to be announced.
A young leader is devastated when Borroloola Town Camps are bombarded with water contamination notices. No one seems to be taking responsibility in the Northern Territory and with continued mining up river his family’s way of life is under constant threat. He sets out to find answers knowing that his Elders will never leave their ancestral homelands. On this quest he rediscovers hope in the healing power of story, family and culture.
Director's Biography: Jason De Santolo
Jason De Santolo (Garrwa and Barunggam) is a researcher, creative producer & father committed to forging a sustainable world for future generations through transformative research strategies, storytelling & practices of renewal. Born in Larrakia homelands—Darwin, he moved to Aoteaoroa/NZ at an early age, and studied treaty & international
environmental law. His unique research practice integrates video, creative practice & renewal strategies through a Garrwa driven decolonising research paradigm. In 2014 he received a UTS Research Excellence Scholarship to undertake a creative doctorate that exploresthe renewal of song traditions through his passion for filmmaking &
collective aspirations for self determination & sustainable autonomy. Jason submitted his Doctoral research earlier this year.
The Black Box has wheelchair access, please use the entry on Selwyn St near the corner of Albion Ave. The venue is room D106, which is located on the first floor of D block, the building that runs parallel to Selwyn St.
We acknowledge that this event is taking place on the traditional lands of the Gadigal people and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty never ceded.