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. More videos can be found on our YouTube channel. A small selection below.
'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!
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.
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.
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.