Young indigenous star’s big Venice Film Festival honour

An indigenous dancer from Arnhem Land has won the coveted best new talent award at the .

Baykali Ganambarr, who has no formal acting training, portrays a tracker in , a revenge thriller set in convict-era Tasmania.

Earlier this week, he joined the likes of Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and Mila Kunis in accepting the for Best New Talent.

“Be ngarran,” he said in Yolngu Matha as he accepted the award from Naomi Watts. “Oh my God, is it really me?”

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