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Guardian Australia's critics and writers join performers, writers and musicians to discuss the hottest shows at Australia's biggest cultural festivals in these special podcasts

Guardian Australia's critics and writers join performers, writers and musicians to discuss the hottest shows at Australia's biggest cultural festivals in these special podcasts
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Guardian Australia's critics and writers join performers, writers and musicians to discuss the hottest shows at Australia's biggest cultural festivals in these special podcasts

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Episodes

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

6/6/2016
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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

Duration:00:24:27

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

6/6/2016
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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

Duration:00:22:46

Eva Orner on Chasing Asylum – Guardian Australia culture podcast

5/31/2016
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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

Duration:00:23:21

The Storm Boy film club episode

10/31/2015
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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

Duration:00:35:59

Australian culture: the Splendour episode – podcast

8/3/2015
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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

Duration:00:44:24

The Animal Kingdom film club episode

7/29/2015
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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

Duration:00:48:41

Australian culture: winners, losers and Scientologists - podcast

6/16/2015
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Luke Buckmaster and Alexandra Spring discuss more films from the Sydney film festival including Arabian Nights, Tangerine, Amy, Going Clear and Holding the Man

Duration:00:31:09

Australian culture: the 'so Sydney' film festival part I - podcast

6/12/2015
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Luke Buckmaster and Alexandra Spring discuss the Australian films in this year's Sydney film festival line up, including Ruben Guthrie, The Women He Undressed, Strangerland, Last Cab To Darwin, The Daughter, Sherpa and more

Duration:00:28:20

Australian culture: The thinking in the shower episode - podcast

6/2/2015
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Vivid Ideas curator Jess Scully and musician Jake Stone join Alexandra Spring and Nancy Groves to discuss the end of new music, whether the internet has destroyed daydreaming and if public art actually benefits the community

Duration:00:38:19

Australia culture: arts funding crisis special episode - podcast

5/27/2015
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Jake Stone and Jess Scully join Alex Spring and Nancy Groves in a special episode that addresses the fears of the arts community after a redirection of funding in the May 2015 budget

Duration:00:19:35

Australia culture: the fried chicken episode - podcast

4/28/2015
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What made Monica declare she saw the 'worst show ever'? Is comedy the last battleground for sexism? And will documentaries always play second fiddle to features?

Duration:00:43:47

Guardian Australia culture podcast - the power of snowdomes episode

3/31/2015
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Is Ken Done done? Does art speak have to be so indecipherable? And why do celebrities like Jay Z, Lady Gaga and Shia LaBeouf want to become performance artists? Guardian Australia culture talks all things art in this month's podcast

Duration:00:45:56

Guardian Australia culture podcast - the Lost in Aussiewood episode

2/24/2015
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The Oscars, the Golden Globes, the Baftas, the Aactas ... two film-savvy special guests join the Guardian Australia culture team to discuss the state of Australian film and awards dos more generally. Plus we nominate our top culture tips for March

Duration:00:39:59

Guardian Australia culture podcast - the naked festival episode

1/31/2015
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Performer Adrienne Truscott, of standup and Wau Wau Sisters fame, joins the Guardian Australia culture team to discuss this year's Sydney festival and the ideas it inspired, from the art of body shaming to what mainstream culture means these days

Duration:00:39:07

Guardian Australia culture podcast - the year in review episode

12/23/2014
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Eamon Flack and Brigid Delaney join the Guardian Australia culture team to look back at a year of controversy, delight and some surprising Australian cultural highlights for 2014

Duration:00:59:27

Guardian Australia culture podcast – the prescribed fun episode

12/4/2014
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The culture team talks summer music festivals, whether fashion is art and if Australians are intellectuals. Plus we nominate our top December must-dos that don't involve tinsel

Duration:00:41:12

Guardian Australia culture podcast – the unwelcome ukelele episode

10/31/2014
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The culture team are back from Melbourne to talk about the most intriguing shows of the festival and pick November's must-sees

Duration:00:39:20

Adelaide festival podcast: episode five

3/12/2014
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In our final podcast from the Adelaide festival we discuss the highs and lows of festival programming. Plus: hiddenin the South Australian Museum's playful exhibition of fossils for kids is a serious lesson about asking big questions in science.

Duration:00:23:14

Adelaide festival podcast: episode four

3/11/2014
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Guardian Australia takes you behind the scenes of some of the most exciting performances at the Adelaide Festival. We talk to Matthew Whittet, writer of the Windmill Theatre Trilogy, and Oren Ambarchi, a featured artist in Tectonics Adelaide.

Duration:00:24:59

Adelaide festival podcast: episode three

3/10/2014
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Join Guardian Australia's culture team for dancing lessons with Afrobeat's Femi Kuti and Positive Force, and an inspiring chat with the woman who wrote the soundtrack to the Tunisian uprising, Emel Mathlouthi. Plus: the Adelaide fringe runs away to join the circus

Duration:00:21:06