The Little Red Shirt That Captured The World’s Attention For All Of The Wrong Reasons

Should we look at images of death, war and destruction? I argue that we as global citizens cannot look at images of suffering and be unnaffected by the deep sadness this photograph conveys. And we cannot feel this without being compelled to do something about it. … More The Little Red Shirt That Captured The World’s Attention For All Of The Wrong Reasons

Australian vs. American Content

Debate: The way we watch favours global cultural diversity over Australian content America has long since dominated the global film industry due to the strength of the industry and globalisation (Silver, 2007), and as we’ve been uncovering over the past few weeks, Australia’s film industry has been complicated. To strengthen ties and remove barriers between America … More Australian vs. American Content

Ozploitation or Male Domination?

Have you ever watched an Australian film from the 70’s that was so bad, it was actually good? Then you were most likely watching an Ozploitation film. During this time ‘Australia as an institution required a national identity, consisting of images of itself emanating from its own culture and reflecting the characteristics of it’s population’ (Rayner, … More Ozploitation or Male Domination?