Carriberrie – virtual reality celebration of Indigenous Australian dance and song

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
10am-2pm daily until 1 June 2019

Carriberrie features 156 dancers and 36 performances, encompassing traditional and contemporary dance. It was shot on locations including Uluru, Sydney Opera House, the Arnhem Wetlands and the Torres Strait. it is narrated by actors David Gulpilil and Jack Charles.

The 14-minute film uses cutting edge, 360 degree immersive technology, in which the audience is in close proximity to the artists. Visitors can also view the performances on tablet computer screens.

Carriberrie was conceived by director-producer Dominic Allen, and developed in consultation with Aboriginal cultural advisors over about two years. The production team had a number of Indigenous members in key roles.

The film has had seasons and screenings at the Australian Museum in Sydney, the Melbourne International Film Festival, Mexico and France.