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Mitch Torres

FILMOGRAPHY

BOLLYWOOD DREAMING
5 min drama – Deadly Yarns Shorts
FTI, Screenwest, Goolarri Media, ABC
Writer – Mentor Director

WALKING, SINGING, DANCING
Writer Director
Producer CAAMA Productions
30 min doco with Warringarri Artists

MEMORIES OF IWANJ - PATSY ACHOO'S STORY
Director/writer – mitch torres
Producer – Cilla Collins CAAMA Productions

WHISPERING IN OUR HEARTS
Director/writer – mitch torres
Producer – Graeme Isaac Mayfan Films Pty Ltd.
1 hour Accord Documentary SBS, Film Finance Corp.
Winner 'Best Documentary' Tudawalli Awards 2002

SALTWATER BLUESMAN
Director/writer – mitch torres
Producer – Macumba Media Rod Freeman, John Macumba.
Everyday Brave Series – winner of Tudawalli Best TV Series 2002
½ hour Documentary SBS/Film Australia.

BUNGARUN ORCHESTRA
Director/Producer – mitch torres
Produced for ABC – NIDF Series.
½ hour Documentary ABC/NIMAA.

MADAWADA NULLU MINGI INGUN
Director/Producer – mitch torres
Produced for CAAMA Productions
½ hour Cultural language Documentary.

BEHIND THE WALL
Director/writer – mitch torres
Produced for ABC Message Stick.
½ hour Documentary.

PROMISE
Director/writer – mitch torres
10 minute Drama , Indigenous Drama Initiative.

JIJAS GOTTA VOICE
Director/producer/writer
6 minute sponsored drama – Federation of Suffrage.

ANGITJ
10 minute micro doc with ABC Message Stick.
Director/producer – mitch torres

FRESHWATER/SALTWATER WOMAN
10 minute micro doc with ABC Message Stick.
Director/producer – mitch torres

MAISIE'S STORY
10 minute micro doc with ABC Message Stick.
Director/producer – mitch torres.

WALKING THE MAIL
10 minute micro doc with ABC Message Stick.
Director/producer – mitch torres.

THE TURTLE HUNTERS
10 minute micro doc with ABC Message Stick.
Director/producer – mitch torres.
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IN DEVELOPMENT

Researching the contribution of Aboriginal women in the West Kimberley Pastoral Industry. FLOUR, SUGAR, TEA ...
1 hour Documentary proposal with Mayfan Films .

BLACK HOOKERS – 4 x 30 minutes fishing series. (interest from ABC)
History of Jarlmandangah Community.
SEARCHING FOR TRINITY – Short feature.
ONE DAY IN 67 – adaptation of theatre play for short feature.
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Filmography

WHISPERING IN OUR HEARTS »

An Aboriginal community from Australia's tropical north west tells the story of the execution of family members at Mowla Bluff in 1916 by police and local pastoralists...

WALKING DANCING BELONGING [from the CAAMA Collection] »

Produced in association with Waringarri Aboriginal Arts at Kununurra in Western Australia, this moving documentary features three women who talk about their paintings as an expression of their relationship to their country...

NYIRR-MARIE [from the CAAMA Collection] »

A strong Miriwoong woman, Evelyn Hall (Nyirr-Marie), who died in late 2009, was a senior elder in women’s law in the Miriwoong region and a staunch advocate for Indigenous land rights for her community...

KEEPERS OF THE STORY - Jandamarra [from the CAAMA Collection] »

Jandamarra’s campaign against white settlers in the Kimberleys in the north of Western Australia in the 1880s remains a source of pride and inspiration for the Bunuba people...

OONDOORRD: Married Turtle [from the CAAMA Collection] »

For the Bardi people of the Dampier Peninsula north of Broome in the West Kimberley, it is Oondoorrd time, a time of celebration and friendly competition as young men try to spear their first ‘married turtle’ – a rite of passage into being a good hunter of turtles...

CASE 442 [from the CAAMA Collection] »

“Dear Minister, I am writing to you in the hope that you will be able to help me take my mother back to her country …” - extract from a letter by Frank Byrne to the W...

MEMORIES OF IWANY [from the CAAMA Collection] »

WARNING: This film contains graphic scenes of killing and preparing turtles for cooking that may distress some viewers. __________________________________ It has been 30 years since Patsy Achoo has seen the island where she was born and where she grew up...