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Brought to you from North Head in Sydney, Ernie Dingo takes us on an emotional journey that expresses Australia’s First Peoples' resilience and our connection to Country and one another.
NITV across the nation
NITV journos spread from Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and more
So much on social media
Top trending hashtags throughout the day included #AlwaysWillBe (NITV), #ChangeTheDate, #SurvivalDay #InvasionDay2017, #noprideingenocide, #AustraliaDay and #triplejhottest100 and of course, #straya
NITV explains January 26
Combating the myth of Terra Nullis, talking about 1938 and getting different perspectives of the day
Things that raised the eyebrows of the nation...
Whoever did this
A casual gathering of up to 50,000 people in Melbourne
The diversity of support
This everyday hero
This sad event
Best of the Blackbox
Last night's these thought-provoking films and documentaries can be accessed On Demand
Beneath the Clouds
Winner of the 2002 AFI and IF Award for Best Director and Best Cinematography, this film tells the story of Lena, the daughter of an Aboriginal mother and an Irish father; and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw the pair together and with no money or transport, they find themselves relying on each other in order to achieve their personal journeys. To Lena, Vaughn represents the life she is running away from and Vaughn, believes Lena embodies the society that has rejected him. Directed by Ivan Sen and stars Dannielle Hall (in her AFI and IF nominated role) and Damian Pitt.
Jedda is an orphaned Arrernte baby who is adopted by a white family. Jedda grows up, confused over her heritage and place in the world.
88 charts the historic events that led up to the grassroots mobilization of Indigenous communities throughout Australia to gather in protest against Australia Day in Sydney.