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FIRE TALKER uses archival footage spanning 40 years, to build a candid portrait of the life and times of Charles Perkins, Aboriginal activist and bureaucrat. Perkins was on the frontline of the emerging Aboriginal rights movement and infamous for his straightforward thinking and sometimes aggressive temperament, which made him friends and foes, both black and white.

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Crew

Director
Ivan Sen
Producer
Ivan Sen

Cast

Cast
Rachel Perkins (Narration) - Charles Perkins

Production Details

Genre
History and national identity
International Sales
ABC Content Sales

Awards & Festivals

  • Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival
    (2009)