High Ground 105 mins

Wednesday, 20 January 8:15PM

  • High Ground
  • High Ground
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  • High Ground

Inspired by Australia’s untold history, HIGH GROUND is a reckoning with the past, set in the stunning landscapes of Arnhem Land.

Set against the stunning landscapes of 1930s Arnhem Land, HIGH GROUND chronicles young Aboriginal man Gutjuk, who in a bid to save the last of his family teams up with ex-soldier Travis to track down Baywara—the most dangerous warrior in the Territory, who is also his uncle. As Travis and Gutjuk journey through the outback, they begin to earn each other’s trust, but when the truths of Travis’ past actions are suddenly revealed, it is he who becomes the hunted. 

HIGH GROUND was highly acclaimed at its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival 2020 and stars Simon Baker, Jacob Junior Nayinggul, Callan Mulvey, Jack Thompson, Aaron Pedersen, Witiyana Marika.

(English and Aboriginal languages, with English subtitles)

preview screening with music from Sarah Strahan

preview screening with music from Sarah Strahan

Sarah Strahan is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the South West of WA. Her sound is influenced by artists like Death by Denim, E^ST and Meg Mac. Sarah's tunes find a way to touch your heart and capture raw emotion with an incredibly powerful performance style. While taking her sound into a more dance and synth-rock genre, you can hear her “without-a-care” attitude in her up-coming releases. You can find Sarah's music on all streaming platforms, including some exclusive releases found on Soundcloud and Bandcamp.

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Wednesday, 20 January 8:15PM