Brown Lips 15+, unless accompanied by an adult
South Australian Premiere
Two cousins from Sydney’s outer suburbs decide that the only way to feel loved is to turn their back on their family for good, causing a family to implode, and two lives to be changed forever.
Director Nakkiah Lui | Producer Majhid Heath | Screenwriter Nakkiah Lui | Cinematographer Bonnie Elliot | Editor Gabriel Dowrick | Cast Leonie Whyman, Aaron L. McGrath, Lisa Flanagan
Nakkiah Lui is a writer & actor and Gamillaroi/Torres Strait Islander woman. Nakkiah is a co-writer/associate producer and star of Black Comedy (ABC TV) and is a monthly columnist for The Australian Women's Weekly Online. She has been an artist in residence at Griffin Theatre Company and was playwright in residence at Belvoir from 2012 to 2014.
In 2012, Nakkiah was the first recipient of The Dreaming Award from The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Arts Board of the Australia Council. The same year, she was also the inaugural recipient of the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright award. In 2014, Nakkiah was the recipient of the Malcolm Robertson Prize and a Green Room Award for Best Independent Production.