Songlines that criss-cross Australia televised as a series for the first time
As a teenager, Cornel Ozies managed a supermarket in the remote Kimberley town of Halls Creek. In his 20s, he headed home to Broome where he fell into film-making as if he was born into it. He probably was. His mother Michelle Torres, a scriptwriter and director, acted in BabaKieueria, the 1986 satire on Australian race relations. Theatre and movie star Ningali Lawford and Shari Sebberns, who played one of the four Aboriginal singers in the hit film The Sapphires, are both aunts.