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Rabbit-Proof Fence – smARTfilms: Indigenous Filmmakers

Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA

Nov 15 2022
Rabbit-Proof Fence – smARTfilms: Indigenous Filmmakers

Join BIMA for another Native Narrative, our 3rd film showing from an Indigenous filmmaker comes out of Australia.

(2002) PG 1h34m

Western Australia, 1931. Government policy includes taking half-white, half-Aboriginal children from their Aboriginal mothers and sending them a thousand miles away to what amounts to indentured servitude, “to save them from themselves.” Molly, Daisy, and Grace (two sisters and a cousin who are fourteen, ten, and eight) arrive at their Gulag (labor camp) and promptly escape, under Molly’s lead. For several days they walk north, following a fence that keeps rabbits from

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