A film festival celebrating global Indigenous film

Running 11-14 March, the festival curated by Tony Briggs will host more than 80 films and three panels of Indigenous films and filmmakers.

The biennial BIRRARANGGA Film Festival (BFF) opens at ACMI on 11 March, showcasing a stunning range of local and international Indigenous films. The two day festival is curated by Wurundjeri and Yorta Yorta screen creative and actor Tony Briggs, who both created and wrote The Sapphires. 

In 2021, BFF will showcase more than 80 films from Canada, USA, New Zealand, Chile, Russia, Norway, Finland, Solomon Islands, Hawaii, Greenland, Peru, as well as locally. 

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Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob