In My Own Words Film
An uplifting documentary on the work of the Literacy for Life Foundation, directed by award-winning filmmaker Erica Glynn.
The film was nominated for a prestigious 2017 AACTA Award (Best Documentary Television Production) and aired on SBS and NITV earlier in the year, as well as featuring at the 2017 Sydney Film Festival in June, receiving critical acclaim.
Watch In My Own Words via SBS On Demand.
Glynn embedded herself in a Literacy for Life Foundation class running in the small New South Wales town of Brewarrina.
The audience gets to watch on as a group of Aboriginal adults pick up pen and paper for the first time and begin to learn to read and write.
It is a heart warming story that shows what is possible through lifting literacy.