Word Changing Documentary Films

Audience at the screening of Go Back to Where You Came From August 2012. Pictured John Gulzari.

Live Performances by local artists

Walter Kadiki and Medina Sumovic performing the Butterfly Poem in Auslan (Australian Sign Language) at the screening of Deaf Jam in June 2012

Panel Discussions

Sophie Dutertre (ASRC) Samantha Ratnam (Greens Candidate Moreland) post screening discussion at the screening of Go Back to Where You Came From August 2012

Filmmaker Q and A's

Director's Luigi Acquisto and Chris Payne answer question at the premiere screening of Trafficked The Reckoning September 2011.

Bella Union Trades Hall

Arts in Action partner venue

About Arts in Action

Arts in Action is a public film screening enterprise presenting world changing documentaries that inspire and empower audiences to take action on global social issues. Arts in Action was founded in March 2011 by Angie Muccillo with a mission to showcase the visionary work of socially active filmmakers and to promote the voices of local artists, performers, art activists and organisations with a message for social change and justice.

Social Action Film Nights

Arts in Action hosts regular “Social Action” film nights throughout the year. Watch moving and thought provoking films, meet everyday changemakers, learn about local and global action campaigns and discuss films as a community in a public setting with other socially conscious minded people.

Latest Screening

Arts in Action in partnership with Gippsland Women's Forum presents a screening of I AM A GIRL, an inspirational award winning documentary by Australian filmmaker Rebecca Barry. Exploring what it means to be a girl in the 21st century, the film traces the struggles of six girls from around the world facing challenges as they approach womanhood.