HUMAN FLOW

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Ai Weiwei. In this heartfelt and disturbingly topical and relevant documentary, dissident Chinese artist/activist and documentary filmmaker Ai Weiwei explores the issue of the refugee crisis sweeping the world, the greatest manmade tragedy of the new millennium. Some of his own art installation works have also explored the refugee issue, so it is obviously an issue close to his heart. With hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing their war-torn homelands in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, the world is facing the Continue reading

RABBIT PROOF FENCE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Phillip Noyce Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Deborah Mailman, Everlyn Sampri, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, David Gulpilil, Garry MacDonald. After several big budget Hollywood thrillers (Patriot Games, The Bone Collector, etc), Phillip Noyce returns home for this rather small scale but very topical film exploring one of the more controversial chapters of Australia’s recent history – the issue of the stolen children. Set in 1931, the film, based on a true story, follows the adventures of three young girls as they travel 1200 miles Continue reading