THE SONG KEEPERS

Rating: NR
Length: 87 mins

THE SONG KEEPERS is a remarkable documentary on the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir as they embark on a historic journey to take back the hymns that were given to their ancestors by the German missionaries but in their own ancient Aboriginal languages and on their own terms.

“A satisfying celebration of these women, their conductor Morris Stuart and their music” – David Stratton, The Weekend Australian

“Naina Sen’s joyful, compassionate film about an Aboriginal women’s choir shows the complex, unexpected consequences of colonisation” – Jack Latimore, The Guardian.

“ The singing in the film is joyous, the women frequently hilarious, but there are serious moments of reflection too… uplifting and inspriring…” – Karl Quinn, Sydney Morning Herald.

“ A rousing chronicle of a remarkable group of singers… moving… insightful” Jessica Ellicot, The Big Issue.

“A rousing feel-good film tempered with just enough grit and complexity” – Filmink.

“A truly incredible film. Beautiful, touching, deeply important and hilariously funny as well. I just really want to encourage everybody to see this amazing, life-changing film” – Kate Maddin, Melbourne

“The Song Keepers is a remarkable and enormously enjoyable documentary” – SMH.

“Standing ovation for the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir” – National Indigenous Television (NITV)

“Joyous ode to cross-cultural collaboration” – Goethe-Institut Australia

Official Trailer