REEL 13

Discussion – Aboriginal Films

Posted: June 25, 2011
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

As in many Australian films, BENEATH CLOUDS examines the “Aboriginal issue.” What’s your favorite Aussie Aboriginal film?

Richard Peña suggests WALKABOUT, THE LAST WAVE, and the recent international hit SAMSON AND DELILAH; his favorite is Fred Schepisi’s THE CHANT OF JIMMY BLACKSMITH.