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Warring film festivals

Against a backdrop of increasing tension over the Israeli invasion of Gaza, the 11th Israeli Film Festival and the 14th Arab Film Festival will overlap during the last two weeks of August. Each festival can expect to be surrounded by controversy, with activist groups from across the political spectrum likely organising protests to contest both. […]

Anti-racism campaigners outnumber Anti-Ramadan protest

By Elliott Brennan Shoppers arriving at Marrickville Woolworths on Saturday morning (July 26) were confronted with road closures and scenes of protest in the place of the celebratory Ramadan signs they had been hanging in the store for most of June and July. Members of the Party for Freedom organised the rally in response to […]