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Today marks the first day of production on Northern Nsw set for the six by one hour series.
The Gods of Wheat Street tells the story of Odin Freeburn, the head of a Freeburn clan, struggling to keep the family together.
The series is produced by Bell and Lois Randall.
Bell, who is from the Northern Nsw regions of Wiradjuri and Bundjalung, said: “The series »
- Colin Delaney
Indigenous drama series The Gods of Wheat Street has begun shooting in northern New South Wales.
The ABC1 series stars Kelton Pell (The Circuit), Lisa Flanagan (Redfern Now), Shari Sebbens (The Sapphires), Mark Coles-Smith (Beneath Hill 60), Rarriwuy Hick, Miah Maddeen (The Sapphires), Ursula Yovich (Australia) and David Field (Wild Boys).
Pell plays Odin Freeburn, head of the sprawling Freeburn clan - a legendary modern local Aboriginal family. The six-part, one-hour series was written by Jon Bell, a Wiradjuri and Bundjalung man, and is set in his home of Coraki, Casino and Lismore.
.The series is an intimate journey into the lives and hearts of a modern Aboriginal family," Bell said in a statement. "Each episode spans a few hectic days with a touch of magic and lots of deadpan humour that help our characters rise above obstacles - like death, financial difficulties and injustice - that would bring mere »
- Staff reporter
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