Pachamama Festival | 23 & 24 June 2017

The Pachamama Festival brings together Latin-American and Indigenous artists and storytellers to celebrate cultural connections to land through art, film, dance, talks, workshops and music.

Friday 23 & Saturday 24 June | Addison Rd Community Centre Marrickville

Pachamama_web banner_1920X900We will be premiering some of the most exciting films to recently come out of Australia & Latin America. Beautifully shot, these stories will bring you close to the peoples who are actively trying to share their wisdom to keep our world alive.

Opening Night & Yarn Session (Entry by Donation) | All Films $10 | Workshops $5


2017 Festival Program

Kids Clothes Swap

Kids Clothes Swap June 24th 1pm – 2pm Gumbramorra Hall Addison Community Centre, Marrickville, New South Wales 2204 We believe local actions have a global impact. That’s why we’re putting on this Clothes Swap Party as part of Pachamama Festival 2017....

Opening Night: Live Music, Spoken Word & VR

Opening Night: Live Music, Spoken Word & VR | Friday 23rd June 6.30pm @ ADDISON RD COMMUNITY CENTRE, MARRICKVILLE Following a booked out Pachamama Festival last year, we are excited to announce another special Festival Opening Night 2017 Live Music: Created...

Virtual Reality | Collisions

Collisions Fri 23rd 6.30pm – 10pm | Sat 24th 1pm – 8pm @ ADDISON RD COMMUNITY CENTRE MARRICKVILLE Collisions is a story we urgently need to hear as we struggle to develop a meaningful response to the human‐induced climate change of our shared planet....

Workshop (Kids) | Natural Dyes & Weaving

Dyeing and Weaving with Nature for Kids Saturday 24 June 2017 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm @ ADDISON RD COMMUNITY CENTRE, MARRICKVILLE A children’s workshop (but parents also invited to join and get creative) which will create dyes from nature (such as spices like turmeric,...

Film & Cinema Launch | Dream of Mara’akame

Dream of Mara'akame | Sat 24th June 1.30pm @ ADDISON RD COMMUNITY CENTRE, MARRICKVILLE | Join us for the launch of the Addison Road Picture House with the extraordinary new film, Dream of Mara’akame/ Sueño de Mara’akame (Mexico). Winner of Best First...

Yarn | Culture & Conversation

Culture & Conversation | Saturday 24th June 4pm @ ADDISON RD COMMUNITY CENTRE, MARRICKVILLE YARN Australia in partnering with the Pachamama Festival to host a community session ‘Culture & Conversation’. Come listen to Australia’s First...

Film | Zach’s Ceremony

Zach's Ceremony | Sat 24th June 6.30pm @ ADDISON RD COMMUNITY CENTRE, MARRICKVILLE | Special session in junction with Culture & Conversation session hosted  by Yarn Australia. Somewhere between tribal tradition and city life, a young boy must learn what it takes...

Film | Yvy Maraey

Yvy Maraey / Land without Evil | Sat 24th June 8.30pm @ Addison Road Community Centre | Andrés, a ‘karai’ or white man, has lost touch with his inner self and is going through a creative and spiritual crisis. He becomes obsessed with the existence of an uncorrupted...


Online Community

Stay connected with what is happening long after you leave the cinema.

Pachamama Page:

Follow our Pachamama Page where we will be sharing short films, music, news and event announcements in the vibe of the Pachamama Festival to keep the global creative space flowing throughout the year.

Pachamama Group:
Join our Pachamama Group to be part of growing global community of artists, activists and change makers who want to support communities being displaced by Oil, Mining and Agro-business around the world.

The Pachamama Festival has been going since 2014 check out some of the beautiful highlights from the archives below!

  • Gold Fever
  • Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians
  • Pacha Music Workshops
  • Little Pachamama’s - Childrens short film session
  • Pachamama Speakers Corner
  • Humano - Australian Premiere
  • Special Performance of Ethnodanceology
  • Aluna - Feature Film & Dance Performance
  • Catalina & the Sun + Cedar Trees - Dance, Film & Presentation
  • Pachamama Exhibition
  • Pacha Workshops
  • Daughter of the Lake | Film + Special Dance performance
  • Putuparri and the Rainmakers
  • Storytelling & Mural Design workshop ‘Ecological Heroes'
Pachamama Festival 2016

Project Support and Acknowledgement

This project was supported by funding from Inner West Council for Open Inner West 2017