Richard Frankland is a filmmaker, musician, poet and activist. He has been an artist for over forty years. As a Field Investigator for the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody in the late 1980s, he was left with an urge to change attitudes. He has made a significant mark as a Koori filmmaker, winning awards for his string of documentaries and short films: Harry’s War, No Way To Forget and After Mabo. His songs have been recorded by Archie Roach and Tiddas and his latest album is Dingo’s Brekky. Frankland is the co-founder of Taram Records was formerly General Manager of Ilbijerri.