Monthly Social Action Film Night @ Bella Union

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Arts in Action currently hosts a “Social Action Film Night” at Bella Union Trades Hall on the last Thursday of the month May – November 2012. The monthly screening program showcases documentaries that serve to move, challenge and inspire social action on a personal and local community level. Films selected … Continue reading

11/11 PTSD and Trauma Awareness Day – Fundraiser Screening of OPERATION Emotional Freedom

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Arts in Action in partnership with the Lions Club of Stonnington is very proud to host a fundraiser screening of “OPERATION: Emotional Freedom – The Answer” a multi-award winning feature length documentary. The film records the successful use of energy therapy technique EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to transform a group … Continue reading

Fundraiser Film Screening of Trafficked

Help Arts in Action raise funds for the making of East Timor’s first locally produced feature film – A Guerra Da Beatriz by attending a special fundraiser screening of Trafficked (2005) the groundbreaking documentary that explores the sex trafficking trade in SE Asia and Australia. Two screenings are being held … Continue reading

Arts in Action Hosts a Carpet Party @ the Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell

COLLABORATOR PROFILE: Carpets For Communities EVENT: Film Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell  WHEN:  Thursday 14th July 2011 WHERE:  Basement @ Donkey Wheel House ADDRESS: 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000 (near the corner of Spenser Street) TIME: 7.30pm Doors open at 7pm TICKETS: $20 tickets available online through … Continue reading

Film Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Following it’s launch in May Arts in Action is back and proud to present a screening of  Pray the Devil Back to Hell  a deeply moving documentary which chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to … Continue reading

Difference Makers Segment

An added feature of the Manufactured Landscapes screening on May 12th at the Donkey Wheel House is the inclusion of a “Difference Makers Segment” which screens a series of short clips and documentaries that shine a spotlight on local people, artists, projects and businesses that use sustainable principles and practices.  These are the people … Continue reading

STREAT Coffee @ the Screening of Manufactured Landscapes

I have chosen to purchase certified fair trade and organic STREAT Coffee, which is locally roasted at the gorgeous Abbotsford Convent Bakery  for the Arts in Action launch on the 12th May at Donkey Wheel House. A Community Cup STREAT is a Social Enterprise located at the Donkey Wheel House which provides social support and … Continue reading

Part 1: Interview with Richard Piscioneri of the 1 camera 1000 smiles project

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Photo by Richard Piscioneri COLLABORATOR PROFILE: 1 Camera 1000 Smiles  Event: Film Screening Manufactured Landscapes On Friday 4th March 2011 I had the pleasure of interviewing Richard at his Urban Artistry photography studio in Collingwood. Due to fly out to Bali early in the next week, Richard generously made time … Continue reading

Sustainable Brew @ the Screening of Manufactured Landscapes

Serving a delicious sustainable brew, Deano of The Good Brew Company will be supplying the drinks at the Arts in Action launch on the 12th May at Donkey Wheel House. Come along and toast the opening of Arts in Action with a good brew! Not only is his brew good, Deano … Continue reading

Is it Pozible to Start Some Good?

What is crowdfunding? Inspired by crowdsourcing, crowdfunding describes the collective cooperation, attention and trust by people who network and pool their money together, usually via the Internet, in order to support efforts initiated by other people or organisations (Wikipedia). Since discovering the concept of crowdfunding, I have become more and more … Continue reading