From The Sydney Film Festival ‘In My Own Words’

Nominated for the Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary.

The raw, heartfelt and often funny journey of adult Aboriginal students and their teachers as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing for the first time.

Here’s the trailer.

Raw, heartfelt, sometimes painstaking but often funny, In My Own Words follows the journey of adult Aboriginal students and their teachers as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing for the first time in their lives. “They don’t think they can do it, but I know they can”, says indefatigable class organiser Mary.

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