Origin: Noongar Nation
Logline: MIRO is a World War ll Australian Aboriginal Western.
Synopsis: When MIRO returns home at the end of WWll he finds his land taken, his people gone, his daughter stolen and his service record treated with contempt – but the New Guinea battlefield has taught him how to fight and he sets out to reunite his family waging his own form of justice.
We are proud to announce that MIRO has been nominated as part of the short films category, at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival.
A public screening will take place on the 13th August 2017 at 4pm, and Thursday the 17th at 9:15pm at Melbourne Central Hoyts Cinema.
Congratulations to all the cast, crew and the community of Condobolin NSW. Thank you for all your hardwood and support on this film.
MIRO is also one of the nominees announced for the 7th AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) awards, presented by Foxtel, in the category for Best Short Fiction Film.
Note from Producer: ”As an Aboriginal woman and film maker, to tell this story and bring awareness of this significant part of our history and being able to share it with all Australian audiences, has been an honour.”
Website: For MIRO behind the scenes and more go to: mirothemovie.com
Facebook Page: MIRO @mirothemovie