The Australian Dream
It speaks loudly and articulately, dropping the kind of truth bombs that smash your heart to pieces ” The Guardian ★★★★
Fresh from premiering at MIFF’s opening night gala, The Australian Dream is a documentary that uses the remarkable and inspirational story of Indigenous AFL legend Adam Goodes as the prism through which to tell a deep and powerful story about race, identity and belonging.
“It speaks loudly and articulately, dropping the kind of truth bombs that smash your heart to pieces” – The Guardian ★★★★
Synopsis: For the first time Adam reveals his profoundly emotional journey in his own words, and asks fundamental questions about the nature of racism and discrimination in society today. Walkley award-winning writer Stan Grant and BAFTA award-winning director Daniel Gordon join forces to tell this remarkable story of one of the most decorated & celebrated players in AFL history. A man who remains a cultural hero; the very epitome of resilience & survival, who continues to fight for equality and reconciliation.
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