The 8th annual Transitions Film Festival leads the way into a better future, showcasing documentaries surrounding technological innovation, revolutionary change makers and engaging, cutting-edge ideas. Below, Right Now writers cover four documentaries screening at Transitions 2019. The Ubuntu Project Directed by Anna Davies Review by Caitlin Cassidy “Ubuntu” is a South African philosophy which loosely […]
Right Now reviews Queer Screen, a celebrated film festival that showcases diversity in sexuality and gender identity.
The stories in “The Displaced” give a voice to those who are seen, or feel to be, out of place, and testify to the inequalities still faced by many.
Peter Rees chronicles the barriers broken down, and those still standing, in the life of Kamilaroi man Len Waters, Australia’s first Indigenous aviator.
Are some people more susceptible to joining a cult than others? To answer this, ‘Beautiful Revolutionary’ shifts the narrative lens onto the members of Peoples Temple and not their leader.
Zubrzycki’s book reveals an unknown side to Indian magic. Explore the history of magic in India, and how it has mirrored the culture.
The drawings of children in Home reveal a depth of experience and imagination, arising from the midst of violence and conflict.
Pettitt-Schipp’s debut book of poetry evokes the traumatic lives of refugees, the grandeur of nature and the importance of family.
A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century Ann-Marie Priest When a voice speaks from a burning bush, you do what it says. So I imagine, anyway – I’ve never heard a voice in a burning bush. Ruth Park probably never did either, but it was her way of conveying that […]
On the day I see The Bridge, at the Substation in Newport, there’s a State election in Victoria. I hadn’t planned it that way, but by election day, I’m glad to be seeing some theatre with its roots in the social realist Melbourne Workers Theatre, a (now-defunct) company that formed in Melbourne in 1987 out […]
Trace is Rachael Brown’s account of her detailed and deeply moving investigation into the death of Maria James, originally presented within her podcast.