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Redfern Now is a collaboration of some of Australia’s most celebrated writers, actors, directors - Wayne Blair (The Sapphires), Catriona McKenzie (Satellite Boy, My Place), Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Mabo), Leah Purcell (Black Chicks Talking, Lantana), Deborah Mailman (Offspring, The Sapphires) - with one of the world’s greatest storytellers, Emmy and BAFTA award-winner Jimmy McGovern (The Street, Cracker, The Lakes). Powerful, funny, bittersweet stories exploring extraordinary events in ordinary lives. Six families, unconnected, except that their lives are all changed by a seemingly insignificant incident, an accident or a moment’s decision that spirals into a life-changing event. Six stories of contemporary inner city Indigenous life, told by the people who live it.

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Description

Redfern Now is a collaboration of some of Australia’s most celebrated writers, actors, directors - Wayne Blair (The Sapphires), Catriona McKenzie (Satellite Boy, My Place), Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Mabo), Leah Purcell (Black Chicks Talking, Lantana), Deborah Mailman (Offspring, The Sapphires) - with one of the world’s greatest storytellers, Emmy and BAFTA award-winner Jimmy McGovern (The Street, Cracker, The Lakes). Powerful, funny, bittersweet stories exploring extraordinary events in ordinary lives. Six families, unconnected, except that their lives are all changed by a seemingly insignificant incident, an accident or a moment’s decision that spirals into a life-changing event. Six stories of contemporary inner city Indigenous life, told by the people who live it.

    • Episode 1

    Family

    Grace and Wesley haven't had a holiday for years - what with the two kids and his work there hasn't been time. Now they're off on the holiday of a lifetime and the taxi is waiting to take them to the airport. Grace just needs to pop back into the house for one last thing when the phone rings.

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    • 51 Minutes

    Grace and Wesley haven't had a holiday for years - what with the two kids and his work there hasn't been time. Now they're off on the holiday of a lifetime and the taxi is waiting to take them to the airport. Grace just needs to pop back into the house for one last thing when the phone rings.

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    • 51 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Joyride

    When Coral is the victim of a hit and run and her granddaughter comes to stay neither realises that this incident will change both their lives.

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    • 52 Minutes

    When Coral is the victim of a hit and run and her granddaughter comes to stay neither realises that this incident will change both their lives.

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    • 52 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Raymond

    Raymond and Lorraine have a house, two great kids, Raymond is being honoured for his services to the community, and he's up for a promotion at work. But then all come tumbling down.

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    • 53 Minutes

    Raymond and Lorraine have a house, two great kids, Raymond is being honoured for his services to the community, and he's up for a promotion at work. But then all come tumbling down.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Stand Up

    Sixteen-year-old Joel has just won an Indigenous scholarship to one of Sydney's most elite colleges, but finds himself torn between the traditions of the school and his father's principles.

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    • 55 Minutes

    Sixteen-year-old Joel has just won an Indigenous scholarship to one of Sydney's most elite colleges, but finds himself torn between the traditions of the school and his father's principles.

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    • 55 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Sweet Spot

    Indigo is a professional boxer who has just served a six-year sentence for killing a man in a street fight. Now he has returned home and is trying to get back on track with his family.

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    • 53 Minutes

    Indigo is a professional boxer who has just served a six-year sentence for killing a man in a street fight. Now he has returned home and is trying to get back on track with his family.

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    • 53 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Pretty Boy Blue

    Aaron Davis is an Indigenous policeman who's proud of his community, his daughter Robyn, and his little granddaughter Donna. But then, a tragic event at the station changes everything.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Aaron Davis is an Indigenous policeman who's proud of his community, his daughter Robyn, and his little granddaughter Donna. But then, a tragic event at the station changes everything.

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    • 59 Minutes
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