|No Way to Forget|
|Directed by||Richard Frankland|
|Produced by||John Foss|
|Written by||Richard Frankland|
|Starring|| David Ngoombujarra |
|Distributed by||Golden Seahorse Productions|
No Way to Forget is an Australian short film. It is written and directed by Richard Frankland, produced by John Foss and stars David Ngoombujarra in the lead role as SHANE FRANCIS. It is the first film by an indigenous director to win an AFI Award.It was broadcast nationally on SBS TV. It screened at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival in the category of Un Certain Regard.
No Way to Forget is based on Frankland's experiences while working as a Field Officer for the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
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