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Ronin Films


Wiriya Sati

Director Wiriya Sati is a documentary filmmaker, now ABC Open Producer for the last two years, with an interest in collaborative projects that empower people to tell their story, and a special interest with Indigenous film and media. She previously worked in central Australia for a period of five years, collaborating with Aboriginal filmmakers to help tell stories of their culture and spirituality through documentary films, as well as training and facilitating Aboriginal media. She has worked with National Indigenous Television (NITV), Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association CAAMA) and Pitjantjatjarra Yankuntjatjarra Media (PY Media).



This documentary tells the story of women fighting to gain their place as female monks, or Bhikkhunis, in male dominated Buddhist traditions around the world...