Films 2023

Marungka tjalatjunu

25 min.
Year of Production:
Derik Lynch
Dominic Roberts
Christopher Stewart
Dale Baker
Production Company:
Other Pictures, Switch Productions
Berlinale Section:
Berlinale Category:
Short Film

Marungka tjalatjunu (Dipped in Black) follows Yankunytjatjara man Derik Lynch’s road trip back to Country for spiritual healing, as memories from his childhood return. A journey from the oppression of white city life in Adelaide, back home to his remote Anangu Community (Aputula) to perform on sacred Inma ground. Inma is a traditional form of storytelling using the visual, verbal and physical. Itis how Anangu Tjukurpa (story connected to country / dreaming / myth / lore) have been passed down for over 60,000 years from generation to generation.

FILMOGRAFIE Matthew Thorne (selection)

 Marungka tjalatjunu 

FILMOGRAFIE Derik Lynch (selection)

 Marungka tjalatjunu 

Interview with Matthew Thorne and Derik Lynch, directors MARUNGKA TJALATJUNU" ("Dipped in Black")

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