Film

Sustainable Dreaming produces a range of media - including documentaries, music videos, educational and fictional films. Our productions are culturally sensitive, and we strive to include hands-on media training for communities involved, when requested.

'Follow the sun' - music video

'Follow The Sun' is the first offering from Xavier Rudd's 'Spirit Bird' album, 2012.

Full respect to the country & community of Minjerribah, North Stradbroke Island. Thanks to the Yulu Burri Ba Dancers and everyone involved!

Film clip directed by Nikki Michail.

More info at www.xavierrudd.com

QUANDAMOOKA CULTURE TRACKS

A wonderful 10-day cultural exchange on Minjerribah, North Stradbroke Island with visiting artists from the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Cook Island, Tonga & more.  

Kaanju Ngaachi Trailer

Sustainable dreamers are creating media projects and on-going training with Kuuku I'yu (northern Kaanju) indigenous peoples from Central Cape York, Australia. These projects support and explore Kuuku I'yu aspirations and perspectives on cultural heritage, language and knowledge, Indigenous land management, governance, homelands development, and more.

More info at www.kaanjungaachi.com.au

Cape York world heritage clip

Cape York is a vast, intact landscape boasting extraordinary natural beauty and ancient Indigenous heritage - but all of this is under threat from mining.

Please help preserve this incredible place.

More info at www.wilderness.org.au/capeyork

Sustainable Dreaming Timelapse Showreel

Sustainable Dreaming produces a range of media - including documentaries, music videos, educational and fictional films. Our productions are culturally sensitive, and we strive to include hands-on media training for communities involved, when requested.

Frank Ansell Healing Retreats

Indigenous Healing & Leadership Retreats with Frank Ansell, Eastern Arrernte ngangkere (Traditional Healer) and Sue Gregory Leadership Coach and Occupational Therapist.

More info at www.frankansell.com

CLANcestry Video - Wuruma

Badtjala Ngangarim perform 'Wuruma' (Brahminy Kite Hawk dance) at CLANCESTRY's Closing Ceremony 2013, curated by Fred Leone.

These dancers are descendants of the Badtjala (Butchulla) people of K'gari Fraser Island and Fraser Coast area of SE QLD, Australia.

Shame - The Musical

Featuring Sean Choolburra, VJ Anderson and deadly ACPA students. Filmed by Nikki Michail and Joe Stewart. Directed and Edited by Nikki Michail.

Mambo Simbo, West Papuan song, with SMK

The 50-piece SMK Singaot Musik Kamp Orchestra perform E Mambo Simbo in Vanuatu, 2013. West Papuans Petra Rumwaropen and Sam Roem talk about this Traditional Song. Filmed & edited by the SMK film crew, trained by Sustainable Dreamers Nikki Michail & Ant Broese.

Sustainable Dreaming: The Way of the Pipe, 2007

Cherokee Elder and teacher James Medicine Tree is the caretaker of the United Nations Turtle Pipe, and the 200year old Black Thunderbird pipe. He is invited to Australia in efforts to help relieve long-term drought conditions – with great results. Thankyou to all involved.

Parihaka Peace Festival 2010, Aotearoa NZ

Short documentary on the legendary Parihaka Peace Festival with footage from 2010. Thankyou to all the amazing whanau that made this event happen over the years, and respects to all the Parihaka visionaries that have affected the political, cultural and spiritual dynamics of an entire country. We carry you in our hearts.

Spirit Festival 2008, South Australia

Sustainable Dreamer & Kaurna Custodian Karl Winda Telfer, creative director of Spirit Festival 2008, speaks about this first gathering - now an important annual event in Adelaide, South Australia.

More info at www.thespiritfestival.com/

Banking on the Reef

Let's call on the Big 4 Banks to do the right thing for the Great Barrier Reef, our climate, and our future by ruling out coal port expansion at Abbot Point.

More info at www.bankingonthereef.com.au

Filmed and edited by Anthony Broese & Nikki Michail, for 350.org

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