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Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, The
DIRECTOR: Fred SchepisiAustralia : 1978 : 120MINS : M
MERCURY CINEMA, 1:30PM, SATURDAY 5 MARCH
(No bookings required. To ensure admission please arrive early.)
With The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Australian cinema started to take seriously the notion that rage and resistance to injustice were understandable reactions. For Aboriginal Australians, Jimmie can be seen as a warrior, a resistance fighter undertaking an uprising.
TOM E. LEWIS WILL INTRODUCE THE FILM.
Print courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Kodak/Atlab Collection.
CAST: Tom E. Lewis DIRECTOR PROFILE: Fred Schepisi was born in Melbourne in 1939. He began his career in advertising before directing his first feature film, The Devil's Playground (1976). After the success of The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Fred relocated to the US where his credits include Roxanne (1987), Six Degrees of Separation (1993), Fierce Creatures (1997), Last Orders (2001) and the Golden Globe winning TV mini-series, Empire Falls (2005).