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Fire Starter

the story of bangarra

(96 MIN.)

Marking Bangarra Dance Theatre’s 30th anniversary, Firestarter tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers — Stephen, David and Russell Page — took a newly born dance company and, alongside its founders and alumni, turned it into a First Nations cultural powerhouse.


Through the eyes of the brothers, Firestarter explores the loss and reclaiming of culture, the burden of inter-generational trauma, and – crucially – the power of art as a messenger for social change and healing