Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra

From Wayne Blair (Top End Wedding, The Sapphires) and Nel Minchin (Matilda & Me) comes a 30th anniversary feature documentary —60,000 years in the making!

Firestarter marks Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 30th anniversary. Taking us through Bangarra’s birth and spectacular growth, the film recognises Bangarra’s founders and tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers — Stephen, David and Russell Page — turned the newly born dance group into a First Nations cultural powerhouse. Through the eyes of the brothers and company alumni, Firestarter explores the loss and reclaiming of culture, the burden of intergenerational trauma, and – crucially – the power of art as a messenger for social change and healing.
Tuesday, 27th April

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed Captions or Audio Description available for individual/personal use in those shows indicating a 'CC & AD' notation on a film's session time booking button. Please note that only selected sessions are capable of offering the Closed Captions or Audio Description option, please contact the cinema in the event of confusion to avoid disappointment.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Rating M
Genre Documentary
Running Time 100
Language
D PDF sessions Closed Caption Mezzpotamia CINEMA FIASCO Double Feature Fridays Fash_on Film MDFF Great Movie Epics cinetrivia CNMN First Nations Acknowledgement