Warwick Thornton

Warwick Thornton – We Don’t Need a Map (2017)

VARIETY – Warwick Thornton’s eye-opening doc about the cultural roots of the Southern Cross constellation is quintessentially Australian

At once benignly mischievous and profoundly serious, “We Don’t Need a Map,” the new documentary by “Samson & Delilah” director Warwick Thornton, explores the Southern Cross constellation, culturally integral to Australia’s indigenous peoples and inevitably massaged and reinterpreted by the white Europeans who later settled the continent. As such it is a pertinent message for the director’s countrymen and an eye-opening lesson for the world about the proud history and ongoing racial tensions that currently form the crux of the Australian experience. Read More »