On Palm Sunday, 1st April 2007, nearly one hundred groups and organisations combined to hold a peace parade and anti-nuclear demonstration in Melbourne under the title 'Nuclear Fools Day'; similar events took place across Australia.
‘Square Story’ was created in response to the devastating affect the invasion of Western culture and politics has had on the Indigenous people in Australia. The compulsive way in which dominant societies demand compliance and assimilation with their systems has been destructive to so many Indigenous cultures and their land globally.
An artistic video expression granting insight into various facets of Singaporean society.Made up of a series of jump cuts over a starkly contrasted black and white landscape, Our Denial is a completely silent affair, speech-wise, save for the crackles of a distorted soundtrack murmuring in the background, chaotic one moment and tapering off the next, as each scene threatens to overcome your senses and meddle with your mind.
Ian Skiller is a stone fruit farmer living on the Murray in Tooleybuc NSW. A few years ago a couple of refugees arrived at his front door with nothing but a pot.
The premise of the film is that peace starts at home, or conversely that terror starts at home and uses humour to highlight the theme. This film is from SEDITIOUS INTENT, a compilation of films inspired by Australia’s Anti-Terrorism Bill - some sad, some funny, some downright shocking. Dissent is an essential part of democracy. But under the Anti-Terrorism legislation, the right to oppose or challenge the State is significantly compromised.
'i travel' is a short video that visualises the travelling we all do in our minds, imagining communities we long to be a part of. And for some, it is all they have.
Dragonfly Animation's video clip to Australian political hip hop group Combat Wombat's song 'Police Brutality' is a mixture of animated stills and footage from the protests at Beverly uranium Mine and Pine Gap US Military Base in the central desert.
About the fight to save the Weld forest from woodchipping. The Weld pirate ship has protected this pristine valley for more than a year but recenly Forestry Tasmania have smashed their way through, building a 3 km road into this valley in preparation of their clearfell operations in early 07. This movie documents the beauty of the forests and the courage of those fighting to protect it. Chapter 1 contains footage of the Weld Valley from the air.
With Australia's Prime Minister John Howard proposing to increase uranium mining, build a nuclear waste dump in the Northern Territory and build a nuclear reactor to supply energy to the Australian market this is a crucial year for anti-nuclear campaigning. When South African-Canadian uranium miners SXR Uranium One apply for a license to mine uranium at Honeymoon in South Australia's north-east, puppeteer-activists take to the the streets of Adelaide.
A brief history of The Block in Redfern, Sydney, including a talk and rally and details of the ongoing struggle of indigenous people in the area.