Belvoir St Theatre's Artistic Director Eamon Flack on telling the stories and imagining the realities of climate change.
Film & theatre
The Circle of Silence is a work of witness, remembrance and hope, writes Learo Earle.
Film and TV writers began their strike on May 1 in Hollywood and New York, to demand a living wage and job security amid an explosion in profits in the streaming era, reports Malik Miah.
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.
The remarkable and outstanding Harry Belafonte died on April 25 at the age of 96. He lived a full life as a political activist and encouraged young people to be more angry and rebellious, writes Malik Miah.
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.
Jeremy Williams reviews Finite, a new film on coal protests in Britain and Germany, which will screen in Australia later this year.
Everything Everywhere All At Once deservedly scooped seven Oscars from eleven nominations, writes Ian Parker.
British comedian Kate Smurthwaite discusses the power of comedy as a force for good, with Alex Bainbridge.
Sovereign Cinema, part of Melbourne's Environmental Film Festival, is a one-day mini-festival on December 10, reports Kerry Smith.
Can psychedelic drugs help people who are facing death cope with their fears and emotions? That question is examined in Dosed 2: the trip of a lifetime, a new Canadian documentary. Barry Healy reviews.
With classy production values, consummate acting and tasteful direction, Margrete: Queen of the North is a very humane couple of hours of cinema. Barry Healy reviews.
A new collection of essays chronicles Australia’s radical New Theatre, writes Maree F Roberts, where women took on prominent roles, including as creative and production directors, and playwrights.
Oil is a sprawling and epic play, spanning 160 years, which traces the petroleum industry’s problematic history and future. Barry Healy reviews.
Danger is omnipresent in this documentary by Australian filmmaker, Karl Malakunus, which accompanies unarmed environmental campaigners in the Philippines, as they confront illegal loggers and fishers. Barry Healy reviews.