A love story, a legendary concert,
a personal tale of trauma and transcendence


Theatrical release: Australia

ANZ Distributor: Bonsai Films

Wash My Soul In the River’s Flow released nationally in March 2022, directly after Covid lockdowns, on 52 Screens. The release included specialty cinemas such as Dendy, Nova, Thornbury Picture House and Luna Cinemas as well as mainstream cinemas such as Village Roadshow Cinemas (Melbourne and Tasmania) and Event Cinemas (Sydney).

Festivals: Australia

Official Selection: Melbourne International Film Festival 2021 (cancelled due to Covid)

Official Selection: Sydney Film Festival, (November 2021 – Covid restrictions); (screened)

Official Selection: Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) 2021

Melbourne Music Film Festival, ACMI cinemas, December 2021

Virtual Indigenous Film Festival 2022 (VIFF)

*There were also over 40 community, corporate and event screenings, in addition to fundraising screenings for Aboriginal organisations and the Archie Roach Foundation.

International: UAE

Sharjah Film Biennale 15: Thinking Historically in the Present. Wash My Soul In The River’s Flow screened 13 May 2023 Sharjah Art Foundation. Sharjah Biennial 15 Film Programme presents a series of film, documentary and experimental moving images by participating artists and other significant filmmakers. Expanding on the Biennial’s theme, ‘ Thinking historically in the Present’, the line up includes varied and radical imaginations of Indigenous futures as well as several subversive portrayals of resistance to the legacies of colonialism, and highlights the overall empowering nature of the filmic medium.

Free to Air Broadcast

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), July 2023