9th Jan 2000

Apekathe (2000)

What is it like being Aboriginal with white skin?

Why should fair skinned Aboriginal have to justify their Aboriginality?

Aboriginal are judged by the colour of their skin. Listen to why they say that they are Aboriginal and why it’s important for white Australia to be aware of the importance of Aboriginal identity.

National Indigenous Documentary Series

26 minute documentary
Directed by Priscilla Collins

Festivals and Awards

2002 “Best cultural documentary” Australian Cinematographers Society SA and WA Branches
2002 Amnesty Film Festival Amsterdam
2000 ImagineNATIVE Indigenous Media Arts Festival Toronto, Canada
2000 “Highly Commended” Tudawali Awards