Year 7 student Luke Cornell is acting as an ambassador for the CineSeeds section of the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival.
CineSeeds is the youth component of the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) program. Two films are chosen for their potential to create awareness and to stimulate discussion amongst young audiences around human rights themes. The films selected are suitable for specific age groups (junior and senior), please take note of the recommended age ranges.
The CineSeeds Ambassador program is the youth leadership platform of HRAFF. It exists to engage young people in promoting awareness around human rights and to build the audience for the CineSeeds film program.
Junior audience screening (7 years+)
For Pete, a 12-year-old Indigenous Australian boy and his elderly grandfather Old Jagamarra (David Gulpilil), home is an abandoned outdoor cinema in the outback town of Wyndham. That is until a mining company threatens to demolish their home to make way for new developments. Pete and his best friend Kalmain set out across the stunning Kimberley landscape in an effort to reach the city and stop the demolition before it’s too late. Lost in the bush, Pete and Kalmain learn to trust one another and the land to help guide them through. An astonishing film about courage, cultural heritage and true friendship, Satellite Boy is a captivating film full of meaning and wonder.
Sunday 7 May — 2:45pm, ACMI Cinemas
For more information visit: CineSeeds — HRAFF