Blackbird

Berlinale - Blackbird Film Still - Kiko 08 © Amie Batalibasi

BLACKBIRD to Screen at Berlinale International Film Festival

BLACKBIRD has been invited to screen at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in February 2019 as part of the Berlinale NATIVe Program. It’s an honour for our film and this story to be recognised at an international festival of this calibre especially as it’s part of a program focusing on indigenous storytelling in the Pacific region. BLACKBIRD is […]

BLACKBIRD Festival Laurels

BLACKBIRD SBS OnDemand Screening 2018

After last year’s NITV national screening debut, BLACKBIRD (13 mins, PG) is now available to screen online for free for those in Australia, via the SBS OnDemand platform. Watch on your computer or phone until [EDIT: 17 January 2019] previous showing 9 December 2018. CLICK HERE: http://bit.ly/BLACKBIRDSBS BLACKBIRD screened at the […]

TIFF Filmmaker Lab 2018 - Amie Batalibasi

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF): Filmmaker Lab

TIFF is a festival that I’ve always wanted to attend, so when I found out that I’d been selected for the TIFF Filmmaker Lab I was over the moooooon! 22 filmmakers, with feature films in development, were selected from around the world. And I’ve got to say that these peeps were […]

BLACKBIRD ON DVD Ronin Films

BLACKBIRD DVD RELEASE

BLACKBIRD DVD INTERNATIONAL RELEASE 4th JULY 2018: http://bit.ly/BlackbirdRonin BLACKBIRD is a short film by Australian Solomon Islander filmmaker Amie Batalibasi, that sheds light on a little known part of history – Australia’s sugar slaves. Ronin Films will release the BLACKBIRD DVD 4th JULY 2018, 9am AEST. BLACKBIRD screened at the New […]