With a national vote approaching to enshrine Indigenous peoples voice in the constitution, a dynamic Indigenous youth group travel on a pilgrimage across Australia to commemorate a historic civil rights victory.
Buoyed by the imminent referendum, the group voyage through ephemeral Australian landscape in the microcosm of a minibus, sharing the rich, multilayered stories of their personal histories, as they dream up a hopeful new vision for Australia.
As the results of the vote are counted, it’s impact on their future offer two paths – a hopeful breakthrough or another chapter in the long fight for recognition.
Voice is an observational documentary that follows a grassroots Indigenous run, youth group from Yidinji & Yirrigandji Country, Cairns Queensland, as they journey on road across Australia. The main participant is the Co-founder and youth leader, Semara. With the supporting group made up of young people, they travel in a minibus to commemorate a historic First Nations civil rights victory.
On the road trip through the Australian landscape, the participants share their personal life & social work experiences with hopes for a “yes” vote from the Australian public on referendum day. Their dreams involve grassroots communities building a sustainable relationship with governmental decision-making, whilst protecting their voices from being undermined.
DURATION: 120 MINUTES
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