There are aspirational role models aplenty for future filmmakers on Groote Eylandt in a continuation and expansion of the Our Story empowerment project that started in 2011.
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A disease few of us have heard of has emerged as a major public health issue in remote communities across the Top End. Using iPads and an electronic database, a young crew of filmmakers are capturing as many stories as they can in the affected communities through the Our Story project that began in 2011 and has now expanded as the need increases. Project Manager Ange Jane reports on the project, the disease and the people making the films: