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Rafiki

Rafiki: Igniting Hope and Starting Conversations Worldwide

Posted 6 February 2019 by Mikaela Smith about LGBTQ+ History Month: Awakenings.

This February, during LGBTQ+ history month, we're reflecting on what love looks like internationally, with a trio of films exploring first love around the world.

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Der Golem: The original horror film, unearthed and brought to life with an incredible live score

Posted 30 January 2019 by Andy Moore about Der Golem + Live Score (HarmonieBand).

Released in 1920, Der Golem is a classic of German expressionist cinema every bit as powerful as Metropolis (1927)and Nosferatu (1922). The film was director Paul Wegener’s third, and final, version of the ancient Jewish myth, and his magnum opus.

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Jan Palach: 50 Years On

Posted 15 January 2019 by Andy Moore about Jan Palach + Q&A with director Robert Sedlácek.

50 years ago, on the 16th of January 1969, the philosophy student and political activist Jan Palach set himself on fire in Wenceslas Square in central Prague. He did so to protest the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia.

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Doc/Nights launches with Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Posted 8 January 2019 by Andy Moore about Island of the Hungry Ghosts + Panel Discussion.

A vivid and powerful new documentary opening at the Showroom Cinema this Friday sheds light on the human impact of the Australian government’s immigration policies and their system of the ‘offshore processing’ of refugees.

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