3pm to 6pm, Thursday 26th January 2012
at Brisbane Broncos Leagues Club, Fulcher Road, RED HILL
Reconciliation Queensland proudly invites you to attend a special screening of the documentary Fantome Island which premiered in November 2011 at the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF). This documentary covers the history of the Fantome Island Leprosorium located off Palm Island in North Queensland and includes the personal experiences of Uncle Joe Eggmolesse between 1945 and 1955.
The Director/Cinematographer, Sean Gilligan and Uncle Joe Eggmolesse will be available for a question & answer session following the viewing. For additional documentary information see www.fantomeisland.com
$5 admittance and monies raised will be donated to the Hymba Yumba Murri School at Springfields. www.hymbayumba.qld.edu.au
Please join Reconciliation Queensland on Australia Day to participate in this unique opportunity to remember and to reflect on the ongoing impact that the arrival of the First Fleet has had upon the Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people. RQI thanks Brisbane Broncos Leagues Club for their support.
For further information: Rosalie Raciti (07) 3857 2373 or Kirstein Arbuckle 0420 819 114.