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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

Rachel Perkins (Narration) - Charles Perkins

Production Details

Production Completion
2009
Genre
History and national identity

Sales

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Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival
    (2009)