Interview with Ella McNeill, Director of HRAFF

By Right Now Radio
Photo taken from Walk Away Renee

It’s that time of year again – the Human Rights Art and Film Festival kicks off this Thursday. In this interview, Right Now Radio’s Evelyn Tadros chats to Ella McNeill, the director of the festival, about her highlights of this year’s program.

Listen to the interview with Ella McNeill (12mins).

Listen to the full podcast from April, which includes interviews with filmmaker, Lucy Hayes and actress, Laura Wheelwright, and Melbourne Street Artist Ero.

More of Right Now’s coverage of the Human Rights Art and Film Festival.


Review – Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

By Georgia Cerni

Sophie Cousins’ book Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia is, in many respects, a proposal. For Cousins, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Australians with an opportunity to reconsider the ways our society currently functions. Cousins aptly makes her case – while in some ways the pandemic reinforced burgeoning inequalities, it also presented us the chance to apply collectivist values to solve systemic problems.