A series of four short films around last summer's devastating bushfires have been released this December, and can be seen online or at Bundanon Homestead, near Nowra.
The films explore the ongoing impact the fires have had on individuals, community, and land.
Last summer's fires took 31 lives, burnt 17 million hectares of land, killed an estimated 3 billion animals and insects, destroyed more than 3000 homes, and thick smoke contributed to more than 400 additional deaths.
The fall out pollution meant much of the state spent those summer months locked inside.
Filmed largely at Bundanon, speakers share Indigenous knowledge systems, stories of community action, healing initiatives and creative responses to find a way forward.
"We Need To Talk About Fire was the outcome of multiple conversations with our neighbours, those who assisted us during the fires and those with whom we work - artists, elders, community representatives and those who share our love for the landscape, it's wildlife and it's cultural significance," outgoing CEO Deborah Ely said.
To see the films online, visit: www.bundanon.com.au
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