Recorded 12 July 2022
Breakfasters: Warwick Thornton
Warwick Thornton is an award-winning Indigenous director, screenwriter and cinematographer. Born and raised in Alice Springs he spent his teens working at CAAMA radio station which his mother co-founded working night shifts playing requests from prisoners. He is best known for his first feature film Samson and Delilah (2009), which not only won the Caméra d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009 but Best Film at the Amazonas Film Festival, Brazil, Dublin Film Festival, Ireland and Asia Pacific Screen Awards; and six AFI awards.