Aboriginal Warrior

Chris Collard had his eighteenth birthday in juvenile detention. Battling childhood trauma and substance abuse, he made a vow to stop his cycle of imprisonment. Five years later, he was a Kickboxing World Champion. An honest portrait of passion grounded in love and healing.

Director: Gary Hamaguchi (Jaru/Noongar/Japanese)
Producer: Brooke Woolcock (Ballardong/Whadjuk Noongar)
Australia | 2021 | 15 min
English | Documentary Short
International Premiere

Availability: Worldwide
Content Warnings: None

Gary Hamaguchi is a Japanese/Aboriginal Jaru/Noongar man from Broome. His passion for film began at an early age. As an emerging screenwriter/director, he was selected to participate in the Black Comedy, Season 3 writers’ workshop for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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