Ruben Blades Is Not My Name

Ruben Blades Is Not My Name

Ruben Blades is Not My Name Rubén Blades is not my name/Yo no me llamo Rubén Blades is the feature film at the Closing Night of this year’s Sydney Latin American Film Festival. The film, which won the Audience Award at the 2018 South by Southwest Film Festival,...
Meet the Artist: Corina Behrens

Meet the Artist: Corina Behrens

Meet the Artist: Corina Behrens Have you had a look at SLAFF’s new video about the 2018 Community Support Program? More specifically, have you had a listen? The piece is called Maracaibera; it is an example of gaita, a style of folk music from El Zulia, Venezuela. The...
The Rise of Chilean Animation

The Rise of Chilean Animation

The Rise of Chilean Animation Over the past few years, the animation industry in Chile has flourished. The Chilean Association of Animation, Animachi, has grown substantially. In 2016, the Association was composed of 17 studios and 10 freelance animators; today, it...
Markets at Pachamama Festival 2018

Markets at Pachamama Festival 2018

Markets at Pachamama 2018 At this year’s Pachamama Festival (June 15-16, 2018), several artisan market stalls will fill Addison Road Community Centre. The stalls, while each offering unique crafts, are bound together by a common thread: they focus on environmental and...
We Don’t Need a Map

We Don’t Need a Map

We Don't Need a Map “Everyone’s got a different story about the Southern Cross,” says author Bruce Pascoe in We Don’t Need A Map, the 2017 film by Warwick Thornton. The Southern Cross was popularised in Australian colonial society in 1854, when it became the emblem of...