Feb
2

‘Out of the Closets’ Part of Women in Film Festival

We are delighted to announce that ‘Out of the Closets, Into the Streets’ has been selected to screen at the Melbourne Women in Film Festival 2018.

This annual festival endeavours to promote the many talented women who work within all areas of film production, and to encourage and inspire women with creative aspirations to pursue their passions with confidence.

‘Out of the Closets, Into the Streets’ was written and produced by two women and one man: Kathie Mayer, Lucinda Horrocks and Jary Nemo. It was directed by Jary Nemo and features archival footage edited and shot by Barbara Creed.

Wind & Sky Productions has a proud track record of gender equality in production and it is brilliant that our talented creative women are being recognised in this festival.

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Feb
1

‘Out of the Closets’ Travels to the USA

01 February 2018

‘Out of the Closets, Into the Streets’ has been selected to screen in Philadelphia in the US as part of the Society for Photographic Education Media Festival 2018.

The Media Festival accompanies the Society’s Annual Conference, this year titled ‘Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community Nationhood.’

The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) has featured a film and video festival of innovative and provocative short documentaries, animation and fiction as part of the Annual Conference since 1995.

We couldn’t be more pleased that ‘Out’ was selected. This will be our first US screening.

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Dec
12

Chinese in Victoria took Many Roads to Fortune

Ballarat, Victoria, 12 December 2017.

Author: Wind & Sky Productions

New film and digital exhibition celebrates Victoria’s Chinese goldrush history

An ambitious online project called Many Roads brings together the collections of eighteen Victorian cultural organisations, both metropolitan and regional, to tell the story of the Chinese on the goldfields of Victoria.

In the 1850s thousands of Chinese journeyed to the fabled goldfields of central, northern , northeastern and western Victoria. ‘The gold was what drew them here,’ says Anita Jack, General Manager of the Golden Dragon Museum and great grand daughter of a goldrush-era Chinese migrant. ‘Here in Bendigo at the peak of the gold rush a quarter were Chinese. The other three quarters were people from America, Europe, New Zealand, all across the world. It was a very multicultural time.’

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Oct
18

Ballarat Writers Festival: Queer Wars, an Interview with Dennis Altman

In a session not to be missed at the Ballarat Writers Festival, Lucinda Horrocks interviews the Australian academic and novelist Dennis Altman AM, one of the world’s most influential writers on sexuality and politics.

In this session Dennis will talk about LGBT rights in a global era, the gay civil rights movement and democracy, and will look back on the era of 1970s gay liberation and the publication of his first influential work Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation.

Where: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, 102 Stawell Street South, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350.

When: Sunday 22nd October, 2:30pm-3:30pm.

Tickets: Festival Day Pass $50/$45/$40 | Festival Weekend Pass $80/$75/$70

Bookings: http://www.ballaratwritersfestival.com/2017-festival/tickets/

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