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Faboriginal (Season 1)

Synopsis

Faboriginal is an arts-focused comedy show that delivers a fun mix of trivia, facts, good old yarning and laughs that is designed to test everyone's knowledge of Aboriginal art.

The show pits two teams against each other, led by Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning, to battle it out to become the grandest of "Aboriginal art connoisseurs".

Hosted by Steven Oliver, an Aboriginal actor, entertainer and descendant of the Kukuyalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalung and Biripi peoples.

Episode guide

Episode 1 - Love

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Love. Guests include Christine Anu, Meyne Wyatt, Brendon Boney and Shari Sebbens.

Episode 2 - Longing

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Longing. Guests include Brendon Boney, Leila Gurruwiwi, Ursula Yovich and Ben Graetz.

Episode 3 - Family

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Family. Guests include Emma Donovan, Matt Ford, Ian Zaro and Björn Stewart.

Episode 4 - Environment

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Environment. Guests include Leah Flanagan, Ursula Yovich, Leon Filewood and Dion Williams.

Episode 5 - Country

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Country. Guests include Brendon Boney, Leila Gurruwiwi, Ursula Yovich and Ben Graetz.

Episode 6 - Rights

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Rights. Guests include Emma Donovan, Matt Ford, Ian Zaro and Björn Stewart.

Episode 7 - Community

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Community. Guests include Leah Flanagan, Ursula Yovich, Leon Filewood and Dion Williams.

Episode 8 - Truth Telling

Host Steven Oliver and team captains Elaine Crombie and Daniel Browning explore art through the subject of Truth Telling. Guests include Christine Anu, Meyne Wyatt, Brendon Boney and Shari Sebbens.

Details

Cast
Steven Oliver - Presenter
Daniel Browning - himself
Elaine Crombie - herself
Coby Edgar - Taboriginal (score keeper)
Release dates
13 February 2020 – Australia (NITV)
Rating
M - Mature
Notes

Filmed at Yiribana Gallery, Art Gallery NSW, Sydney.

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Korff, J 2021, Faboriginal (Season 1), <https://stage.creativespirits.info/resources/movies/faboriginal-season-1>, retrieved 15 May 2021

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