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The Guardian Australia's culture team is often joined by performers, writers, musicians, and artists of every form. They discuss the news, trends, events and everything else which encompass Australia’s incredible culture

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The Guardian Australia's culture team is often joined by performers, writers, musicians, and artists of every form. They discuss the news, trends, events and everything else which encompass Australia’s incredible culture

    Remembering the Man podcast: how Timothy Conigrave narrated a documentary about his own death

    Remembering the Man podcast: how Timothy Conigrave narrated a documentary about his own death

    At an event recorded live in Melbourne, we look at the documentary that explores the lives and romance of Timothy Conigrave and John Caleo – the subjects of Australian memoir, play and film Holding the Man. Guardian Australia’s film critic, Luke Buckmaster, talks with documentary directors Nick Bird and Eleanor Sharpe, and HIV advocate Nic Holas. Together they examine the making of the film and why 20 years later the story is still important to young gay men

    • 24 min
    A Month of Sundays podcast: midlife crises and the mental health of men

    A Month of Sundays podcast: midlife crises and the mental health of men

    Recorded live in Melbourne, Guardian Australia’s film critic Luke Buckmaster discusses Australian film A Month of Sundays with writer and director Matthew Saville, stage and screen actor Julia Blake, and Steve Biddulph, one of the world’s best-known authors on parenting. Together, they examine the themes of the film: society’s expectations of men, the changing role of fathers, and where women fit into all this

    • 22 min
    Eva Orner on Chasing Asylum – Guardian Australia culture podcast

    Eva Orner on Chasing Asylum – Guardian Australia culture podcast

    Film critic Luke Buckmaster speaks with Chasing Asylum director Eva Orner and Guardian Australia reporter Melissa Davey after a screening of the documentary for Guardian Australia’s Film Club. They discuss safeguarding sources, why Orner decided to show security guards’ faces and how the film’s release strategy was designed to avoid government interference

    • 23 min
    The Storm Boy film club episode

    The Storm Boy film club episode

    Recorded live at Guardian Australia’s Film Club, film critic Luke Buckmaster discusses what makes Australian films succeed or fail as well as examples of how misguided restoration can lead directors to destroy the legacy of their films. Also involved in the panel are film critic Margaret Pomeranz and Michael Loebenstein from the National Film and Sound archive • Five great Australian children’s movies – from Babe to BMX bandits

    • 35 min
    Australian culture: the Splendour episode

    Australian culture: the Splendour episode

    Megan Washington joins Alexandra Spring, Fred McConnell, Alan Evans and Elle Hunt in a very muddy Splendour in the Grass festival tent to talk second album pressure, David Bowie and our festival highlights

    • 44 min
    The Animal Kingdom film club episode

    The Animal Kingdom film club episode

    Recorded live at Guardian Australia’s first Film Club, film critic Luke Buckmaster discusses debut films with Animal Kingdom producer Liz Watts, Kath Shelper of Ruben Guthrie and Tristan Roche-Turner of zombie horror Wyrmwood

    • 48 min

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