Bringing Together Melbourne’s Deaf Arts & Slam Poetry Communities @ the Australian Premiere of DEAF JAM

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The stage is set for this month’s Social Action Film Night! Come along this Thursday 28th June, for the premiere of DEAF JAM, an extraordinary story of courage, collaboration and celebration of sign language poetry that speaks to both the hearing and Deaf! Amongst an array of exciting guests for … Continue reading

Collaborator Profile | Sista Zai – Stillwaters Storytelling Collective “Making Diverse and Underrepresented Voices & Issues Heard”

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Arts in Action is extremely honoured and excited to present Sista Zai performance poet, radio host, and co-organiser of the Stillwaters Women’s Storytelling Collective who will be performing a moving tribute to survival at The Last Survivor Screening 31st May @ Bella Union. SISTA ZAI is a storyteller who uses spoken word … Continue reading

Inspiration for the making of The Last Survivor – Interviews with Director Michael Pertnoy

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Filmmaker Profile – Michael Pertnoy THE LAST SURVIVOR THE LAST SURVIVOR screens 31st May @ Bella Union Source: indieWIRE  Your movie: In 140 characters or less, what’s it about?  THE LAST SURVIVOR tells the stories of Survivors of four genocides as they struggle to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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

Director’s Statement & Filmmaker Bio’s -Trafficked The Reckoning

DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT Luigi Acquisto I’m  convinced that this film will rate well, receive strong reviews, and be a  landmark film in dealing with the issue of trafficking and slavery.  However, I am also motivated by the real  impact this film may have on the lives of young women and children … Continue reading