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BLACKBIRD Streams Online via SBS OnDemand August 2019

BLACKBIRD (13 mins, PG) is now available to screen online for free for those in Australia, via the SBS OnDemand platform….

BLACKBIRD to Broadcast in Asia Pacific Region via ABC Australia

We’re delighted to announce that ABC International has acquired broadcast rights for BLACKBIRD to screen throughout the Asia Pacific region,…

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…

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…

My Sundance Acceptance Speech – Merata Mita Fellowship

I didn’t get to meet Merata Mita but I have certainly felt the affects of her legacy. I know that she was the first indigenous woman to make a feature film in Aotearoa, New Zealand – THAT enables me. I know that she was an educator, a mentor, and shared her passion for filmmaking and storytelling- THAT gives me hope. She was an indigenous woman breaking glass ceilings in the industry- THAT empowers me. 

‘Blackbird’ Screens at imagineNATIVE in Canada & Scores Pasifika Film Fest Prize

In October, BLACKBIRD screened at the 17th Annual imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival in Toronto, Canada. The festival is the world’s…

‘Blackbird’ Short Film Screens at New Zealand International Film Festival

Blackbird was selected to screen at the New Zealand International Film Festival this month as part of the NZIFF Nga Whanaunga…

‘Blackbird’ short film uncovers the untold history of Australia’s Sugar Slaves and will screen at ACMI, Melbourne CBD in December 2015

On December 5th & 12th 2015, ‘Blackbird’, a short narrative film exploring a dark and little known part of Australian…

Blackbird Film Shines a Light on a Dark Part of Australian History

JUNE 2015 Melbourne based Australian Solomon Islander filmmaker Amie Batalibasi has embarked on a journey to tell a story that…

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