San Francisco DocFest 2021

Firestarter - The Story of Bangarra

Expired June 21, 2021 6:59 AM
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Marking Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 30th anniversary, Firestarter tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers — Stephen, David and Russell Page — took a newly born dance company and, alongside its founders and alumni, turned it into a First Nations cultural powerhouse. Through the eyes of the brothers, Firestarter explores the loss and reclaiming of culture, the burden of inter-generational trauma, and – crucially – the power of art as a messenger for social change and healing.

This film plays live at the Roxie Theater June 17, 5p:

Co-presented by San Francisco Dance Film Festival.

  • Runtime
    97 minutes
  • Country
  • Director
    Wayne Blair, Nel Minchin