belief systems

belief systems

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NITV and Screen Australia proudly present new landmark documentary series Songlines on Screen - Sundays from 12 June, 8.30pm Eight short films from the remote regions of Western, Northern and Central Australia, which represent Aboriginal peoples ongoing connection to land and culture, as told throughout time by the way of sacred creation songs. A special collaboration between Screen Australia and NITV, the series aims to give place to some of the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander songlines that are integral to the makeup of Indigenous Australia. Presenting the complex Aboriginal belief systems that interconnect land, spirituality, knowledge and cultural values - it provides the rare opportunity to document these ancient traditions, which incorporate the full spectrum of storytelling including dance, song, art, body painting and sites of significance.