In My Own Words Film

 In My Own Words is an uplifting documentary on the work of the Literacy for Life Foundation, directed by award-winning filmmaker Erica Glynn.

The film most recently screened on NITV at 8:35pm, Sunday, March 15th, 2020.

The filmmakers have now made the documentary available to stream on Vimeo on Demand or rent/buy on Itunes.

The film won the national category of Best Documentary Programme (2018) at the Asian Academy Creative Awards and was nominated for a prestigious 2017 AACTA Award (Best Documentary Television Production). It premiered at the 2017 Sydney Film Festival, receiving critical acclaim.

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.

In My Own Words – Trailer