Peter Djigirr is a man of many talents. He’s a Gurruwiling Ranger for the SouthEast Arafura Catchment, close to his traditional tribal lands. He is an occasional film-maker, being co-director on Ten Canoes (2006) and a producer for Charlie’s Country (2013). He also co-starred in Charlie’s Country, playing Black Pete.

Accolades

Molly Reynolds and Peter Djigirr and Rolf de Heer
Best Documentary Film, 2015

Another Country

Best Documentary Film, 2015

Another Country

The legendary Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil tells the tale of ‘Another Country’, when his people’s thousands-of-years-old way of life was interrupted by a new…

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Films

Another Country
2015

Another Country

Australia
2015

Another Country

The legendary Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil tells the tale of ‘Another Country’, when his people’s thousands-of-years-old way of life was interrupted by a new…

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