The 2017 Transitions Film Festival starts tomorrow and we’ve reviewed our top picks from the program.
Melissa Broder, the poet behind Twitter account So Sad Today, delves into her most personal memories, fetishes, addictions and mental illness in the hilariously frank memoir So Sad Today.
Isabelle Li’s collection of interlinked short stories, ‘A Chinese Affair’, is a valuable contribution to the understanding of contemporary Australian society.
Ken Loach’s new film I, Daniel Blake reminds us that the so-called bludgers, cheaters and leaners of this world have their own stories that are worthy of our attention.
Position Doubtful, a memoir by artist and writer Kim Mahood, is a series of essays that recount the author’s links to remote communities in the Tanami Desert.
A Long Time Coming, a collection of essays by Melbourne author Melanie Joosten, is an emotionally wrenching, undeniably powerful piece of writing.
Breaking the Boundaries is an inspiring reminder that activists come in many different guises.
This film documents the lives of four Malian musical acts as they fight to continue playing the music they love after fleeing the violence of their homeland.
Maxine Beneba Clarke’s The Hate Race is a powerful wake-up call to all Australians.
Rajith Savanadasa’s debut novel Ruins is an insightful exploration into the human consequences of war and political unrest.
Hard to Believe is a film that seeks to bring global attention to a massive human rights issue being ignored the world over.