Being Black tells the stories of newly migrated Africans to Australia.

This film focuses on difficulties some Africans face in moving to Australia and what we can do to fix this. Exploring the barriers placed in front of African youth such as misrepresentation in the media and perceptions in the community and how this impacts people’s lives.

Showing programs that many organisations create and run to help empower youth.


  • Director: Mark Hellinger
  • Producer: Mark Hellinger
  • Cinematography: Hengda Chen
  • Sound Recordist: Mark Davoli
  • Editor: Noam Coheny
  • Key Grip: David Fonti
  • Narration: Thomas Hayes

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