In My Own Words

Producer: 

Darren Dale

Writer: 

Erica Glynn

Director: 

Erica Glynn

Cast:

Mary Waites, Clarence Gibbs, Janelle Frail, Jose Chala Leblanch, Kurt Waites, Narelle Reynolds, Deborah Durnan, Noelene Murphy, Norman Bloomfield, Douglas Koori Sullivan, Anthony Verall, Connie Shillingsworth, Janine Murphy, John Barker

Genre:

Documentary Feature

Year:

2017

Distributor:

Blackfella Films Pty Ltd

Press Kit:

Download the Press Kit

Links:

IMDB

Purchase:

Purchase the DVD

Buy on iTunes

Stream on Vimeo on Demand

Host a Screening

Raw, heartfelt, sometimes painstaking but often funny, In My Own Words follows the journey of adult Aboriginal students and their teachers as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing for the first time in their lives.

SBS & NITV
30th July 2017
8:30pm

2017 AACTA Awards
NOMINATED Best Documentary Television Program

 

2017 ASE Awards
NOMINATED Best Editing in a Non-Feature

 

2018 Ozflix Awards
NOMINATED Best Achievement in Indigenous Film Making

Sydney Film Festival
Friday 9th June, 2017
South by Southwest EDU
Saturday 17th March, 2018