BASTARDY

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An intimate documentary of Jack Charles, a.k.a. “Jackie”, the legendary Australian Aboriginal actor who co-founded Australia’s first indigenous theatre company and struggled with his identity later in life.

WINNER Grand Jury Prize FIFO International Documentary Film Festival 2010

WINNER Australian Film Critics Circle Best Documentary Jury Prize 2009

WINNER Best Documentary Human Story ATOM Awards 2009

NOMINATED Best Documentary, Best Direction, Best Editing Australian Film Institute Awards 2009

NOMINATED Best Documentary Sydney Film Festival 2009

NOMINATED Best Documentary Asia Pacific Awards 2009

Official Selection Aboriginal Australian Film Festival Paris 2016

Official Selection Melbourne International Film Festival 2008

Official Selection Singapore International Film Festival 2009

Official Selection Sheffield International Film Festival 2009

Official Selection Mexico International Film Festival 2010

Official Selection Kiev International Film Festival 2010

Official Selection International RADO Film Festival Cameroon 2010

Official Selection London Australian International Film Festival 2010

Screened National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Timeline Exhibition

Screened ACCA as part of the Sovereignty Survey Exhibition 2017

Screened at The Barbican, London 2014

Feature Documentary, Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer: Amiel Courtin-wilson

Cinematographer: Germain McMicking

Producers: Philippa Campey, Andrew De Groot, Lynn Maree Milburn

Editors: Jack Hutchings, Bill Murphy, Richard Lowenstein

Music by: Warren Ellis, John Cale, Jennifer Gentle, Coco Rosie, Steve Benwell,

83 min