'The Sapphires' Director

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Wayne Blair is an Aboriginal director of the hit Australian film, The Sapphires -- his first feature film. It premiered at Cannes last year where Blair got an industry education from Harvey Weinstein whose company is now releasing it in the US.  Blair talks with Kim about being Aboriginal in the Australian film industry and the racial politics in the movie, which centers on four Aboriginal women who form a girl group to entertain the troops in Vietnam in 1968.

 

Credits

Guest:
Wayne Blair - filmmaker - @sapphiresfilm

Host:
Kim Masters