In ‘Samson & Delilah’, Warwick Thornton Recognises the Importance of Ritual & Routine in Aboriginal Cultures By Virtue of Recognising & Reconstructing the Struggles and Inter-Generational Trauma of Indigenous Australian Peoples in Order to Find Meaning & Hope for the Future
Rachel Perkins’ “This Land is Mine” musical sequence functions to assert that a denial, or disrespect, of Indigenous Australian Peoples’ epistemes creates aversive, or counterintuitive, real-world ramifications on Australian culture
“Everyone saw the clouds. But the meaning of these events, the historical significance of their spatial appearance was another matter”
Discussion of the inter-generational conflicts, sovereignty and hope for younger descendants of the Traditional Owners of this land following the ‘National Apology to the Stolen Generations’ in Warwick Thornton’s mesmerising film ‘Samson & Delilah’.