The Capitol acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. We respectfully acknowledge their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. We also acknowledge the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.
Presented in partnership with Ngarara Willim and Birrarangga Film Festival

Birrarangga Film Festival Opening Night

RMIT Culture and Ngarara Willim are honoured to be working with the Birrarangga Film Festival in 2023!

Birrarangga Film Festival is a celebration of Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe showcasing their unique stories in Melbourne. Join us for a special opening night event at The Capitol on Thursday 23 March for the Australian premiere of Marie Clements’ psychological drama, Bones of Crows. The screening will be accompanied by a Q&A with director Marie Clements.

Bones of Crows

Removed from their family home and forced into Canada’s residential school system, Cree musical prodigy Aline and her siblings are plunged into a struggle for survival. Bones of Crows is Aline’s journey from child to matriarch, a moving multi-generational epic of resilience, survival and the pursuit of justice.