The atomic bomb created the conditions of contingent catastrophe, forever placing the world on the precipice of existential doom. But in doing so, it created a philosophy of acceptable cruelty, worthy extinction and legitimate extermination — explored in Christopher Nolan's film, Oppenheimer, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Films and reviews
The brilliance of Barbie is its confrontation of patriarchy and power, writes Christine Hepsie.
Janaka Biyanwila reviews Sand (Munnel in Tamil), directed by Visakesa Chandrasekaram, which screened at the Sydney Film Festival.
The Circle of Silence is a work of witness, remembrance and hope, writes Leo Earle.
The inaugural Love, Art & Revolution Film Festival, directed by Jacqui North Productions and co-sponsored by Green Left and 107 Projects, was a success. Peter Boyle reports.
Many US states have passed laws penalising companies that use boycotts to pressure Israel on its human rights record, writes Selma Dabbagh. Julia Bacha’s 2021 documentary Boycott tells the story of these efforts to stifle dissent.
Steve O’Brien caught up with David Bradbury, independent filmmaker and twice Academy Award-nominated director and producer, at the 2023 Climate Camp in Newcastle. Bradbury’s latest film, The Road To War, is currently being screened around Australia.
An animated short film made by a group of women and artists in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) in Iran will screen at the Love, Art and Revolution Film Festival in Sydney, reports Peter Boyle.
Everything Everywhere All At Once deservedly scooped seven Oscars from eleven nominations, writes Ian Parker.
Green Left is part of A Love, Art and Revolution Film Festival that will showcase progressive short films in April. Rachel Evans reports.
Sovereign Cinema, part of Melbourne's Environmental Film Festival, is a one-day mini-festival on December 10, reports Kerry Smith.
Derived from a police assault on the the Rūātoki valley Tūhoe hapū community in 2007, Muru is a powerful response that has shaken Aotearoa New Zealand. The film's writer/director, Tearepa Kahi and lead figure, Tame Iti explained the significance to Barry Healy.
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