Liberty Theatre | Camas WA | In My Blood It Runs
In My Blood It Runs (NR) Release Date: June 12th, 2020
Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
Director: Maya Newell
Genres: Documentary
Starring: Carol Turner, Dujuan Turner, Megan Turner
Showing on the Liberty's #VirtualCinema streaming channel starting June 12.

"A quietly masterful portrait of growing up Indigenous"
-- The Guardian

Dujuan is a 10-year-old Arrernte boy from Mparntwe (Alice Springs) in Australia. Full of life and exuberance, he learns, with the support of his loving mother and grandmother, to hunt, speak two Indigenous languages, and become a healer. Dujuan is politically astute and a leader in the making. But within the westernized school system, his strength and intellect go unnoticed and the colonial approaches to education threaten him with failing grades. At the time of filming, 100% of the youth in Alice Springs detention centers were Aboriginal, and throughout the film, it becomes increasingly clear that the system is set up to work against young boys like Dujuan. This powerful film, made in collaboration with Dujuan's family, is an emotional journey through the fight to mend an educational schism between traditional culture and colonial ideas and solidify a future for the youth.

Your VirtualCinema streaming ticket purchase financially supports the Liberty while we are closed during the pandemic. Thank you for your support. Link available below starting 6/12
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