Most Popular Aboriginal Art Movies and TV Shows
1. Primal (2010)
Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of friends travel into the Australian wilds to view ancient cave paintings but soon find a horrible sickness gripping one of their own, which leaves them with nothing in their mind but a primal blood lust.
2. Samson and Delilah (2009)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A glue-sniffing boy and his girlfriend escape the government-controlled no-hope Aboriginal community they live in and go to the city, Alice Springs, looking for a better life.
3. My Survival as an Aboriginal (1979)
49 min | Documentary, History
The movie delves beneath surface appearances to reveal a strong resistance to assimilation and loss of identity, as the late Essie Coffey, a Murrawarri woman, takes us into the Aboriginal struggle for survival.
5. Chasing Shadows (2010 TV Short)
26 min | Documentary, Short, Music
Colin Darcy, an Aboriginal man, grew up in Whyalla in country SA. He has had his fair share of knocks, but now Colin, 24, is making a new start in life as he and his two best mates form a hip hop group called Shadows.
Back Roads (2015–2020)
Flinders Ranges, South Australia
28 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
News Breakfast co-host Lisa Millar traces the footsteps of her Prussian ancestors who migrated to SA in the mid-1800s, discovering a town rich in film history and a spectacularly coloured yellow-footed rock wallaby.