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Artist and filmmaker Philippe Mora is producing a graphic novel about his late father, Georges, widely known in Melbourne as a beloved contemporary art patron and owner of bohemian eateries Mirka Café, Café Balzac and the Tolarno Restaurant and Galleries. Less known, however, is Georges’ astonishing history in the French resistance during World War II.
John Pilger reveals that the world’s greatest military power, the United States, and the world’s second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, are on the road to war.
Alex Gibney’s latest documentary details claims of the American/Israeli jointly developed malware Stuxnet – deployed not only to destroy Iranian enrichment centrifuges but also threaten attacks against Iranian civilian infrastructure.
From Executive Producers Werner Herzog and Errol Morris, “National Bird” is the story of courageous whistle-blowers who break the silence around the secret U.S. drone war – a decision that will change their lives forever.
May the 13th is International Hummus Day. So tonight, grab your crackers and dip and check out “Make Hummus Not War” which asks – could a regional love of hummus be the recipe for peace in the Middle East?
ANZAC Day, on the 25th of April every year, marks the anniversary of the first major military action by Australian and New Zealand forces during World War I. Each year, we remember those who fought at Gallipoli, and honour ANZACs both past and present. Our picks for the long weekend include three films that celebrate the unique ANZAC spirit: The Telegram Man; Thanks Girls and Goodbye and Nancy Wake: Gestapo’s Most Wanted.
Beginning on the 14th of April, the highly anticipated Tribeca Film Festival will run for 11 days, highlighting some of the world’s best upcoming independent features and documentaries.