Professor Larissa Behrendt and Eddie Cubillo
Q&A session with producer Professor Larissa Behrendt following a film screening of In My Blood It Runs.
In My Blood It Runs is an observational feature documentary following 10-yr-old Arrernte Aboriginal boy Dujuan as he grows up Alice Springs, Australia.
This webinar was the first seminar in the White Noise of Settler Law series of justice talks.
About the speaker
Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt AO is a Eualayai/Gamillaroi woman and the Associate Dean (Indigenous Research) and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and Research at the University of Technology, Sydney. She has a Masters and SJD from Harvard Law School. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a founding member of the Australian Academy of Law. She has published numerous textbooks on Indigenous legal issues. Larissa won the 2002 David Uniapon Award and a 2005 Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for her novel Home. Her second novel, Legacy, won a Victorian Premiers Literary Award. Her most recent novel is After Story (2016, UQP). Larissa is an award-winning filmmaker. She won the 2018 Australian Directors Guild Award for best Direction of a Documentary Film for After the Apology and the 2020 AACTA for Best Direction in Factual Television for her documentary, Maralinga Tjarutja. She is a board member of the Australian Museum, the Sydney Community Fund and the Chair of the Cathy Freeman Foundation. Larissa was awarded the 2009 NAIDOC Person of the Year award and 2011 NSW Australian of the Year and was awarded an Order of Australia for her work in Indigenous Education, the law and the arts. She is the host of Speaking Out on ABC Radio.