Richard J. Frankland MA is one of Australia’s most experienced Aboriginal singer/songwriters, authors and filmmakers. Richard is a proud Gunditjmara man who has worked as a Soldier, Fisherman, and Field Officer during the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. His work with the Royal Commission led to his appearance as a presenter in the award-winning Australian documentary Who Killed Malcolm Smith? Richard has written, directed and produced over fifty videos, documentary and film projects including the award-winning No Way to Forget, After Mabo, Harry’s War and The Convincing Ground.
What is it like to have your life captured within the covers of a book? Or on stage, for all to see? These two autobiographical storytellers share some of the experiences of their (extraordinary) lives. With Richard Frankland, Stan Yarramunua. Moderator: Lenka Vanderboom. Supported by RMIT Indigenous Education and Engagement.