Green Bush

Director: Warwick Thornton
Screenwriters: Warwick Thornton

Institute History

  • 2005 Sundance Film Festival


In Green Bush, Kaytetye director Warwick Thornton pays homage to the rural Indigenous disc jockeys whose responsibilities often extend beyond the airwaves. Kenny is a local DJ whose presence on the air night after night is a safe haven for many of his listeners, especially when he plays the historic performance by activist Gary Foley during the 1982 Clash concert. At the radio station, the second-run equipment and 8-track tapes aren't as important as the hot tea and soup Kenny brings along each night. He soon realizes that his job is about more than just playing music.

— Bird Runningwater

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