Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley 90 mins

  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley
  • Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley

Award-winning director Nicholas Wrathall investigates the true costs of development in the world-famous Kimberley, where mega-mining and pastoral developments threaten not just the pristine environment but more than 200 Indigenous communities and their peoples’ sacred links to Country.

Australia’s vast and unspoiled Kimberley region is under threat, with mining, pastoralism and irrigated agriculture driving an unprecedented land grab. UNDERMINED investigates the politics of an area now branded “the future economic powerhouse of Australia, and what this means for our First People and their unique cultural landscapes. As pressure from industry exposes the limits of Indigenous land rights, what will remain of over 200 remote Aboriginal communities? We follow young leader Albert Wiggan, veteran cattleman Kevin Oscar and Senior Elder June Davis through David-and-Goliath battles to preserve their homelands, asking the question: for whose benefit is development of this scale and, ultimately, what is the path to social justice for first peoples in 2018?

a powerful call to action, the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley, unearths the true cost of doing business in Australia’s world-famous Kimberley region
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