Sowing the Moon speaks to the slowness of suburban life and trying to live life under duress in Louisville, where the atmosphere of unrest is particularly pertinent in the central city during this time of protest.
Filmmaker Alfred Pek and journalist JN Joniad discuss Freedom Street, their ongoing documentary project into the lives of refugees in Indonesia
Patrick Mullins’ latest is the first full account of the publishing industry players that helped bring the end of literary censorship in Australia
In 2019, a leaderless protest movement may have changed Hong Kong forever. Antony Dapiran’s latest provides a detailed analysis of the movement and the city
Three years after violence in Myanmar forced more than 745,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, many in Australia are still suffering the consequences of statelessness.
Investigative journalist, John Martinkus, delivers a gripping and informative report on the violent conflicts and suppression of West Papua, taking place on Australia’s doorstep.
In Funny Weather, critic Olivia Laing makes a case for why art matters in these dark times, and questions the state of critical culture.
Farah Beaini, a Lebanese-Australian poet, shares a poem for her city and the Lebanese people following the recent explosions in Beirut.
A lot of people may be questioning whether protests are the best way to apply pressure. The answer is that we haven’t yet found a better way.
Joseph Gleeson takes us to the year 2035 or 2038, as the leader of the Refugee Council of Australia waits for the Prime Minister to finish speaking.
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.
The history of epidemics in Sydney uncovers a pattern of scapegoating poor and racially stigmatised populations.