Arts & Drama



A great source of movies made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is at Creative Spirits website outlining movies made by Australian Indigenous people and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander themes.

Some movies to consider are:

  • Bran Nue Dae (1991/2010)
  • The Last Tasmanian (1978)
  • Rabbit Proof fence (2002)
  • Utopia (2013)
  • Walkabout (1971)
  • Benny and the Dreamers (1993)
  • Beyond Sorry (2003)
  • Mabo (2012)
  • Samson and Delilah (2009)
  • 10 Canoes (2006)
  • Beneath Clouds (2002)
  • Charlie’s Country (2013)
  • Art from the Heart
  • Alna

Television and Radio

For radio stations and tv shows see Creative Spirits. TV shows to consider include:

  • Living Black
  • Gods of Wheat Street
  • First Contact

Also the television channel NITV

Books, newspapers, and other media

Check out Creative Spirits for more reviews, references and resources on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media.

From digging sticks to writing sticks  – Stories of Kija Women as told to Veronica Ryan