Streets of Colour is a powerful urban drama from writer/director Ronnie S. Riskalla.
A special event screening at NSW Parliament House will take place on Wednesday, September 20. The event will be co-hosted by Dr Joe McGirr MP, Joint Justice Initiative and NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. A Q&A discussion will follow the screening, exploring the film’s themes and the push to ban Nazi symbols and salutes as part of the Crimes Amendment (Nazi Symbols and Salutes) Bill 2023. The discussion will be moderated by Dr Yona Gilead (The Malka Einhorn Modern Hebrew Director, The University of Sydney).
After being blamed for the death of his best friend in a racist street fight, Tez (Rahel Romahn), a 25-year-old drug dealer with a cultural identity complex loses the custody of his baby son. Battling a drug addiction and coming to terms with losing his friend, Tez will need to clean himself up fast before his son is taken away forever.
Streets of Colour explores the complexities of race, self-identity and spirituality, and features a talented cast including Rahel Romahn, Veronica Cloherty, Athiéi, Simon Elrahi and Peter McAllum.
Streets of Colour is rated MA. Strong drug use, coarse language and a suicide scene.