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Still We Rise

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  • Trigger warning: State violence, police violence
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Celebrating the feisty First Nations activists whose resistance in 1972 continues to inspire subsequent generations, Still We Rise is a bold dive into a year of incendiary protest.

Directors Spotlight

John Harvey


John Harvey of Sabai (Torres Strait) background works across screen and stage as writer/director. He co-directed the feature documentary/series OFF COUNTRY. Directed/co-produced the celebrated musical series KUTCHA’S KOORIOKE. Recent short dramas include KATELE (Mudskipper) Winner Flickr Fest, Finalist Sydney Film Festival); OUT OF RANGE; and WATER. Other credits include; producer on SPEAR and THE WARRIORS (ABC) series; and SAND for omnibus feature THE TURNING. In theatre, John has written THE RETURN (Winner 2023 Vic Premier Prize); HEART IS A WASTELAND; and co-wrote BLACK TIES. He directed A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 57 minutes
  • Country: Australia
  • Language: English
  • Director: John Harvey
  • Composer: Leon Rodgers
  • Editor: Patrick McCabe
  • Producer: Anna Grieve
  • Screenwriter: John Harvey
  • Sound Design: Lachlan Harris
  • Premiere: North America

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