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Virtual Indigenous Film Festival 2022 — NAIDOC Week

FanForce TV is showcasing Indigenous Australian stories and voices for NAIDOC Week.
By Sarah Ward
July 04, 2022
By Sarah Ward
July 04, 2022

As part of the flurry of new streaming services competing for our eyeballs, FanForce TV joined the online viewing fold during the COVID-19 pandemic. That's great news all year round, but the service is also going the extra mile for NAIDOC Week, which is when it's bringing back the Virtual Indigenous Film Festival.

VIFF has already popped up once in 2022, for National Reconciliation Week in May — but this is obviously a fest that's welcome to hit screens to celebrate Indigenous stories and voices as often as it likes. For its second run this year, the event is hosting films between Monday, July 4–Friday, July 8, with four titles on the bill.

Screening solely online, this returning festival boasts Araatika: Rise Up, Off Country, Where the Water Starts and Wash My Soul in the River's Flow on its lineup, showcasing First Nations talent both in front of and behind the lens.

That means you can watch your way through an array of Aussie content focused on Indigenous stories, with each title showing twice on its allocated day — at 1pm and 7pm AEST.

And, viewers can tune in on a film-by-film basis, or buy an all-access pass to tune into everything.

Top image: Sandy Scheltema.

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