Coniston sells out at Araluen

12.09pm 22 September 2012

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It was an exciting night at Ataluen Theatre in Alice Springs on 17 September. After some slow sales in the weeks before (so Alice Springs we say) the one-only screening was a total sell-out. The crowds started arriving at 6.15pm for the 7.00pm screening and the excitement about this long talked about documentary was clear. Penelope McDonald, Director of Screen Territory introduced the film, followed by Francis Kelly and David Batty giving the background to the making of the film. And then the documentary started. One hour later a very impressed crowd was left with a story of outrage combined with Warlpiri humour and resilience. Thanks to everyone for coming along and making the night such a success. The Alice Springs News Online was there and here is their review.

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