What's On

   

The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Posted by

<
>

May 17, 2012
4:00 am

It has been twenty-fives years since Paul Simon traveled into a volatile South Africa, where racial segregation and white supremacy reigned, to create his radically sweet, Grammy Award winning album Graceland.

Under African Skies – a documentary, following Simon’s return to Africa, where he is reunited with Graceland musicians and his greatest critic Artists Against Apartheid founder Dali Tambo, is the first of 15 Australian premieres during the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival.

The festival, which ‘aims to advance and encourage education and debate among the broader community’, will be showcasing a range of Australian and International artists.

Film highlights include: award-winning documentary At Night they Dance, Beer is Cheaper Than Therapy, Fantome Island, and the animation Wrinkles.

There will also be art exhibitions, forums, dance and music sessions! The HRAFF is an enormous, celebratory event spanning twelve days in three locations. Be sure to explore the program.

WHEN: Tuesday 15 May – Sunday 27 May
WHERE: The Forum Theatre, ACMI, Abbotsford Convent
WEB: www.hraff.org.au


Entertainment

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2015/08/27/femme-fatale-with-emma-ford/

Femme Fatale With Emma Ford

Our chat with actress Emma Ford on her group The Candy Topps who will soon perform their new show Femme Fatale at The Butterfly Club.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2015/08/26/bowie-on-film/

Bowie On Film

Both David Bowie's music and acting complement one another, and that's what Bowie On Film at Fed Square is all about.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2015/08/24/indias-uncanny-humour-according-to-kiku-sharda/

India’s Uncanny Humour According To Kiku Sharda

Our interview with Indian comedic actor Kiku Sharda on his tour of Melbourne and his career.

Food and Drink

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2015/08/26/vic-100-wine-not/

VIC 100 – Wine Not?

The VIC 100 has expertly-curated wines you must try at Federation Square.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2015/08/25/the-great-craft-beer-taste-off/

The Great Craft Beer Taste Off

The Aussies and Kiwis battle it out over who makes the best craft beer.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2015/08/20/spring-lamb-festival-at-prahran-market/

Spring Lamb Festival At Prahran Market

Prahran Market's Spring Lamb Festival will get people who hate the cold springing into action.