Colourise Festival 2008 – generations

NAIDOC GATHERING SEASON: theme ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR?
DATE: 6-13TH JULY
VENUES: Across Brisbane Indigenous Community

PROGRAM

 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

SAT 28 JUNE
SEQ NAIDOC GALA BALL
GRAND HALL, HILTON HOTEL
, 190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane.

WED 2 JULY – MON 14 JULY
QLD MUSEUM 
Southbank, South Brisbane.

FRIDAY 4 JULY 5.30-8.30pm
INALA NAIDOC FILM SCREENING EVENT  
Our Place, Japonica Street, Inala.

MONDAY 7 JULY Starts 10am.
OFFICIAL SEQ NAIDOC LAUNCH  
Cultural Forecourt, Southbank, South Brisbane.

THURSDAY 10 JULY
NORTHSIDE NAIDOC EVENT 
Koobara Kindergarten, 421 Beams Rd., Zillmere.

THURSDAY 10 JULY 5.30PM – 9PM
QUEENSLAND COUNCIL OF UNIONS
Inaugural NAIDOC Short Film Festival,
QUT Gardens Theatre, Gardens Point, Brisbane.

FRIDAY 11 JULY
MPCC NAIDOC FAMILY FUN DAY, MUSGRAVE PARK SOUTH BRISBANE.

VOCAL LOUNGE – OUR ELDERS
10.00- 10.30AM COLOURISE FESTIVAL – DOCUMENTARY:
”Same Place My Home” dedicated to Brisbane elders.
10.30 – 11.00AM
SPOKEN WORD – Poetic Act: Yvette Holt

Empathy, grief, outrage, justice, reconciliation, love, affirmation and celebration are some of the words used by Jena Woodhouse to describe Yvette Holt’s language.
11.00 – 11.30AM
SING SONG: Peacock Brothers

Johnny, Brian and David inherited their talent for sing songs from their mother Eva (nee Salam) who entertained with her guitar as a young girl on Hammond Island Mission, Thursday Island and Darwin.
Today they invite you to sing along to some old tunes.
12.30 – 1.00PM
SOUL MUSIC: Velvet Serenade

from the souls of Amanda Manton and Yvette Walker.
1.00 – 1.30PM
V.I.P. TEA PARTY: Jeremy Youse

performs acoustic guitar and his song dedicated to the elders at the Brisbane Elders Afternoon Tea with the Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh.
1.30 – 2.00PM
BOOK LAUNCH – Poetry & Stories: Lionel Fogarty

An exciting and unique local talent whose work captures the thought, feeling and experience of Aboriginal existence.
2.00 – 2.30PM
COLOURISE FESTIVAL – SHORT DRAMAS

GUEST MUSICIANS
GUEST VISUAL ARTIST : Tamara Whyte
Social Comment Photographer, Writer, Performer.
”Guilty” photographic exhibition.
1.45PM MAIN STAGE:
COLOURISE TRIBUTE CEREMONY

Celebrating Indigenous Cultural Traditions.
Award presented to Joan Collins, for generous and significant contribution to cultural heritage and development in Brisbane. Presented by Aunty Valda Coolwell on behalf of Colourise Festival.

FRIDAY 25 JULY
6 – 9PM
ACACIA RIDGE NAIDOC
BBQ with Movie Night

Murri Community School 1277 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge.

SCHOOLS NAIDOC PROGRAM:
Sponsored by Australian Film TV & Radio School. A selection of films from the Colourise Festival Program:
WED 19/6/08
SOUTHSIDE EDUCATION, SUNNYBANK.
THURS 17/7
MURRI COMMUNITY SCHOOL, ACACIA RIDGE
THURS 24/7
KELVIN GROVE STATE COLLEGE
THURS 21/8
ASPLEY STATE HIGH SCHOOL
WED 27/8
SANDGATE DISTRICT STATE HIGH SCHOOL
MON 1/9

PARTNERSHIPS: Australian Film Commission, Black Screen; Metro Screen Sydney; Australian Film TV & Radio School AND NAIDOC event organisers across Brisbane.
SPONSORS: Pacific Film and Television Commission; Australian Film Television and Radio School; Uniikup Productions Ltd.