‘You Can Go Now’ Doc Profiling Aboriginal Artist + Activist Richard Bell
“He has a ardour for artwork, however a love for protests.” Madman Movies in Australia has revealed a trailer for a documentary film referred to as You Can Go Now, from filmmaker Larissa Behrendt. Protecting fifty years of First Nations activism in Australia via the lens of latest artist and provocateur Richard Bell. The movie not too long ago premiered on the 2022 Adelaide Movie Competition in Australia, with no worldwide launch or premiere confirmed but. The pageant provides extra context to the story of Bell: “By way of this collaboration with Emory Douglas, a Black Panther often called the ‘Revolutionary Artist’ Bell’s work hyperlinks the combat for rights in Australia and the U.S. He has profoundly challenged the Australian artwork world along with his scorching manifesto, Bell’s Theorem [more here], that labelled the Aboriginal Artwork trade as ‘a white factor’ outlined by colonial energy constructions that revenue most from it. At a time when Australia is considering voice, reality and treaty, Bell’s concepts can’t be ignored.” Looks as if an enchanting & empowering story of preventing racism via artwork.
Here is the official Australian trailer for Larissa Behrendt’s doc You Can Go Now, direct from YouTube:
You Can Go Now seems to be on the life and provocative work and writings of First Nations artist, Richard Bell. The movie reveals the “two Richards” – “Richie” the provocateur and enfante horrible of the artwork world who challenges its whiteness, and the Richard who spent his childhood residing in a tin shed, learnt his politics on the streets of Redfern and is thought in his personal group as an “activist”. His polemics and inventive outputs present a lens via which to contemplate the final 50 years of First Nations activism in Australia and its hyperlinks to world protest actions. You Can Go Now is directed by Australian author / filmmaker Larissa Behrendt, director of the doc movies Innocence Betrayed, After the Apology, Maralinga Tjarutja, Araatika: Rise Up!, and Warriors on the Area beforehand. It is produced by Charlotte Wheaton, Josh Milani, and Nick Batzias. This not too long ago premiered on the 2022 Adelaide Movie Competition. Madman Movies will debut Behrendt’s doc You Can Go Now in Australian cinemas someday in 2023. Keep tuned for extra.