How does one person make a difference? Samantha Power’s memoir shows how she balanced her activist nature with her work as presidential Cabinet official, along with the challenges she faced in developing her own idealism.
Through the eyes of five remarkable women, Clare Wright explores the battle for women’s votes. Wright reestablishes these forgotten suffragettes and ensures that history will remember their inspiring example.
Equal parts funny, empowering and moving, Lindy West’s book of essays The Witches Are Coming focuses on feminism and protest, asking us not to despair, but to be empowered and to act.
The theme of Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s yearly program is ‘solastalgia’ which asks what the response of art will be in face of destruction, dispossession and the climate crisis. The program was kicked off with moving works from Nick Moir, Tony Curran and Waratah Lahy, and Hannah Bronte.
In San Francisco four refugees arrive fleeing harassment and violence, only to find that their freedom in the US is still uncertain. In the age of Trump’s anti-immigration, seeking asylum can take years and too often they find themselves struggling with basic human rights and needs.
For They Know Not What They Do shines a light on love, gender, sexuality and faith. Focusing on gay and transgender Americans and their devout families, it gives an insight into the mechanics and struggles of acceptance.
The documentaries of the 9th annual Transitions Film Festival’s are ground-breaking and urgent as they encourage us to see global issues and ways to change
The story of a terrifying period in modern history, 5B chronicles how one ward became a standard of genuine human care in a realm of fear mongering and paranoia.
Right Now previews Queer Screen’s 27th annual Mardi Gras Film Festival, focusing on belonging on a global scale and the struggles of LGBTQIA+ people.
Based on his original article, David Leser investigates the origins, perpetuation and consequences of male violence in his insightful and powerful new book.
Sarah Yeung reflects on the Quantum Words festival, investigating the ways in which science and language interact through colonial discourse and Indigenous knowledges.
Street artist Peter Drew writes about his life and work in this captivating memoir delving into contemporary Australian identity and art.