Elders

Elders

film-roll Australia / Color / 10' / 2019 6+

Two Elders feel that their grandson is old enough to start learning vitally important lessons that will equip him with the necessary tools to maintain the future survival of his culture. His classroom is the expansive country of his ancestors. But is he ready for the challenge that is placed before him, and will he know what to do when the time comes?

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Tony Briggs

He is a Yorta Yorta/Wurundjeri First Nations film practitioner (Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer) based in Melbourne. The creator and writer of the feature film "The Sapphires" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2012. He received two AWGIE awards and it also won 11 of 12 categories at AACTA 2013. Tony is co-originator, executive producer, and writer of the eight-part TV series "The Warriors" (2016). He is the Artistic Director of Birrarangga Film Festival, showcasing Indigenous Films from across the globe to Melbourne Audiences biennially at ACMI.

Director
Tony Briggs
Screenplay
Tracey Rigney
Cinematography
Ryan Alexander Lloyd
Editing
Anne Carter
Sound Design
Chris Goodes
Film Cast
Muraany Andy-Harrison
Uncle Rod Briggs
Uncle Wayne Atkinson
Producer
Damienne Pradier
Language
No Dialogue
Fiction Short Films