In My Blood It Runs

POV Season 33
  • Feature Film
  • 2020
  • 60 Mins

Dujuan, age ten, is a child-healer and a good hunter and speaks three languages. Yet Dujuan is failing in school and facing increasing scrutiny from welfare authorities and the police. As he veers perilously close to incarceration, his family fights to give him a strong Arrernte education alongside his western education. A Co-Presentation of Pacific Islanders in Communications.

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Film Credits

  • Maya Newell Director/Producer
  • Rachel Naninaaq Edwardson Producer
  • Sophie Hyde Producer
  • Larissa Behrendt Producer

Critical Acclaim

A wholly original and impactful look at growing up Indigenous in Australia today.

Andrew Parker, The Gate

Quietly Masterful

Luke Buckmaster, The Guardian

A profoundly moving documentary: simultaneously informative, insightful and affecting.

Jenny Neighbour, Sydney Film Festival