Where the Green Ants Dream (1984). Digital projection, 100 min.
To supplement the exhibit Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art, we present three films that explore the mystical connection between Aboriginal peoples and the land that is the sacred matrix of their past, present and future dreams. Western civilizations own real estate, whereas the Aboriginals are “owned” by the land, and express its primal forces in their temporal and spiritual lives.
In Where the Green Ants Dream, an Aboriginal group stands up to intrusive oil developers who see the land as an exploitable commodity, rather than as the cosmic ground of being.
Prices above are for the entire film series. Series tickets may be purchased online, at the Ticketing Desk at any of SAM's three sites, or over the phone with a credit card by calling the SAM Box Office at 206.654.3121.
Single-film tickets are $8 for everyone, sold day of show at the auditorium (cash/check only).