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Review: Ablaze

The documentary “Ablaze” is a paean to Aboriginal rights activist William Onus, and a fascinating tour of suppressed Australian history. Filmmakers Tiriki Onus and Alec Morgan have created a gripping film exploring the life and times of William Onus, Tiriki’s grandfather. It’s something of a mysterious treasure trail. Tiriki discovers a suitcase in his mother’s […]

The Power Of The Documentary: Breaking The Silence

A program of 26 thought-provoking documentary films from the past seven decades has been specially curated for this film festival by John Pilger, an Emmy and BAFTA award-winning documentary filmmaker, journalist and author. Pilger chose the 26 documentary films from more than 100 films and he said that it wasn’t a daunting task to sift […]