Reconciliation Week 2022 – Be Brave, Make Change
Free Screening of Wash My Soul In the River’s Flow (PG) – Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter
A love story. A legendary concert. A personal tale of trauma and transcendence.
The film is a love story told in song and spoken word, from the points of view of Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter — First Nation singer-songwriters and icons of Australian music.
Ruby and Archie have performed with the best – Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Paul Simon, Sting and Joan Armatrading, among others. In 2021, Roach was on the cover of Rolling Stone as one of the 50 most influential Australian artists of all time with AC/DC, Nic Cave, Kylie Minogue, Michael Hutchence and Sia, among others. Ruby signed with a major record label in 1993, the first Indigenous woman to do so. She is a trailblazer and hero to a new generation of First Nations women in music including: Jess Mauboy, Alice Skye, Casey Donovan, Emily Wurramara, Barkaa and executive producer of Wash My Soul In The River’s Flow, soul singer Emma Donovan.
This is an OUTSIDE EVENT – weather permitting – Arrive early for a light supper of curry and rice. Bring your own chair as their is limited seating. There may be mosquitoes so please bring extra spray. And be mindful that it will probably be cold – we will have popcorn.