Reconciliation Week – ‘Incarceration Nation’ Community Film Screening

Join Forster Neighbourhood Centre for a screening and discussion of documentary Incarceration Nation:

WHERE: Forster Uniting Church (opposite the Fire Station)
WHEN: Tuesday 31 May, 2022
TIME: 2pm (followed by afternoon tea after the screening)

Incarceration Nation is a powerful and groundbreaking documentary which tells the story of Indigenous incarceration in Australia from invasion to today. Told by First Nations voices, this film goes beyond the headlines and statistics to the real people and families who are harmed by our justice system.

We believe this is a film everyone needs to see to raise awareness of the injustice and racism that continues today and educate all members of the community to speak out about this important issue.

Doors Open: 2pm
Seated: straight away
Welcome to Country: 2:10pm
Film Starts: 2:15pm

Afternoon Tea/Informal Debrief: 3:45pm
Event ends: 4:30pm

Please note – this film is M RATED and has content warnings. This film contains confronting and distressing footage of violence, death, and police brutality. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the film contains images and voices of people who have passed, and images that may be traumatising.

Incarceration Nation is a story of strength and resistance in the face of invasion and racism. The film lays bare the story of the continued systemic injustice and oppression of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on their own land, told by Indigenous Australians. This story needs to be told; it’s time to put our Nation’s justice system on trial.

If you are affected by this screening and in need of help, please contact these services:
Lifeline (24/7) – call 13 11 14 or chat online
Brother to Brother (men only) – 1800 435 799
Headspace Yarn Safe – online resource here or call headspace 1800 650 890

For further info please contact: