No Way to Forget

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No Way to Forget
Directed by Richard Frankland
Produced byJohn Foss
Written by Richard Frankland
Starring David Ngoombujarra
Christina Saunders
Shane Franzis
Distributed byGolden Seahorse Productions
Release date
  • 1996 (1996)
Running time
12 minutes
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

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. [1] It was broadcast nationally on SBS TV. [2] It screened at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival in the category of Un Certain Regard. [3] [4]

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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. [5]

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References

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  2. Lore of the Land Archived 12 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine Richard Frankland - Films
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  4. Australian Screen From Sand to Celluloid - No Way to Forget
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