Night Parrot Stories

    Free ALTAR film screening

    Start 13 September 2017, 6:30pm
    End 13 September 2017, 8:30pm

    ALTAR Free Film Screening

    Night Parrot Stories

    by Robert Nugent (89 mins, 2016)
    Wednesday 13 September 2017 | Cairns Institute D3.054 | 6:30-8:30 pm | All welcome!

    Somewhere in the remote deserts of Australia lived an elusive nocturnal bird called the Night Parrot. Virtually nothing is known of its ecology. It disappeared at the end of the 19th Century. Searching for evidence of its existence became a preoccupation. Night Parrot Stories was filmed in all the locations where Night Parrots once lived, during a time when stories of extinction were everywhere.

    We will welcome the director Robert Nugent who will introduce the film and participate in the Q&A afterwards.

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