MIFF 68 1/2, 2020’s online version of the festival, is streaming across Australia from 6-23 of August. MIFF is bringing to the country another round of captivating and inspiring films and our writers discuss four of Right Now’s top picks.
This collection explores the varied experiences of living in the Arab diaspora in Australia, countering the portrayal of the Australian media, which ranges from homogenisation to racism.
The history of epidemics in Sydney uncovers a pattern of scapegoating poor and racially stigmatised populations.
We have decades of evidence that spells out what governments must do to save blak lives, so how do we use it?
Geoffrey Robertson’s latest returns our attention to one of the most important arguments within the world of art and culture: who owns objects of the past?
“It is not enough to hear about justice, justice must be done,” writes Alison Whittaker in this piece for The Conversation.
The Museum of Inherited Memories exhibits artistic interpretations of the shifting shapes of memories over time.
Citizenship in Australia is not a constitutional right, leaving Australian citizenship law vulnerable to political whims.
Tony Birch’s newest book is an insight into how the laws initiating and perpetuating the Stolen Generations affected families and towns in rural Australia.
It’s Not About the Burqa Ed. Mariam Khan Pan Macmillan The burqa has been the centrepiece of polarising debates surrounding Islamophobia in the last two decades. In Australia, Pauline Hanson shocked the nation in 2017 by entering the Senate donned in a black burqa in a call to make the garment illegal. In Britain, Boris […]
Janelle Koh speaks with Elizabeth Kuiper about her new novel, Little Stones, and its’ portrayal of Zimbabwe’s complicated inheritance – Robert Mugabe’s legacy.