Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2015

Nomination Detail

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 culture. This documentary speaks to the havoc caused by superimposing a colonising culture over a pre-existing culture and the subsequent clashes with all manner of things, such as time, money, garbage and errant kangaroos.

A unique opportunity to see Australia through Gulpilil’s eyes, Another Country offers a heartfelt, historical and political perspective on the Yolngu people of Ramingining in North East Arnhem Land.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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