A short clip from the 25 minute documentary
Director Ivan Sen
Festival De Cannes Official Selection, Un Certain Regard
In 1978, Tom Lewis appeared in the Australian feature film, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith. The life of the character he played was hauntingly close to his own, a young, restless man of mixed heritage, struggling for a foothold on the edge of two cultures. Tom’s mother is a traditional Indigenous woman of southern Arnhem Land, his father a Welsh stockman who he never really knew.
"I’m not black, I’m not white, I’m a yellow fella and I’m gonna stay that way”.
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