With a raft of thought-provoking films and documentaries on offer at the 2016 Melbourne International Film Festival, we present our top social justice-focused picks.
Pictures in my Heart is a collection of memories and hopes representative of the initial shared refugee experience.
Nine Million Lives presents real-life stories taking place in some of the most challenging circumstances imaginable.
Advancing human rights protections should be a more central component of Australian foreign policy.
Australia needs to adopt an active, bipartisan approach that will contribute to the global abolition of capital punishment.
Abuse and labour exploitation is occurring in the households of diplomatic and consular officials in Australia.
A harrowing picture compelled Shaan Ali to help newly-arrived refugees in Europe.
Australia’s decision to stop accepting refugees who are waiting in Indonesia undermines the chances of finding a regional solution.
Roselina Press spoke to ‘Dreaming of Denmark’ director Michael Graversen at the 2016 Human Rights Arts Film Festival.
Australia’s ability to credibly influence the status of human rights in its region is undermined by its asylum seeker policy.
To achieve justice, privilege the voices of those directly impacted by human rights violations, writes Right Now columnist Eugenia Flynn.
David Kilcullen’s Blood Year provides an insider’s perspective on the critical failings of the War or Terror, writers Samaya Borom.