Review: What Happened, Miss Simone?

Netflix documentary looks into the life of African- American artist, and civil rights activist, Nina Simone Review by Aya Pfeufer July 9th, 2024 Directed by Liz Garbus, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” is a compelling and fascinating documentary that explains the life of Nina Simone, a prominent African- American singer, songwriter, civil rights activist and composer. […]

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Ep 1, Part 1: White Australia Blues

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The Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 heralded the White Australia Policy. This culture of whiteness would inevitably affect music in Australia. In this episode we look at the 1928 tour by Sonny Clay’s Colored Idea, the first African-American jazz band to tour Australia. We also look at ways the White Australia Policy continued to affect […]

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The Intersection – Trailer

A series focussing on the intersection between music and history, The Intersection traces the evolution of ideas, social norms and cultural forms in Australia – and the characters and events behind them. Sometimes shocking, with dramatic twists along the way, be prepared for an immersive journey into the surprising moments that shaped our lives and […]

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Interview with Janet Merewether

In this podcast Ruth Hessey talks with filmmaker Janet Merewether about her upcoming documentary ‘Reindeer in my Saami [pronounced ss-ah-me] Heart’ which she wrote, directed and produced. Janet Merewether tells Ruth about what motivated her to make this documentary. To listen to the podcast click here: To watch the ‘Reindeer in my Saami Heart’ trailer […]

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