idiots in armchairs – mise en scene in music documentaries

idiots in armchairs – mise en scene in music documentaries

I enjoy watching music documentaries. At MIFF this year I’ve just seen Muscle Shoals, about the studio in Alabama where a lot of great US music was recorded in the 1960s. The doco is notable for the number of interviewees who worked and recorded there – unlike many in the genre that can’t get the major stars to participate and which rely instead on second rate contributors – this features all the main participants.…

free film night at Atherton Gardens on Saturday

free film night at Atherton Gardens on Saturday

High Resolves is a not for profit, non-religious educational organisation that works with high school students. The Year 10 High Resolves team from Northcote High School have, this year, focused their attention on the Fitzroy public housing estate Atherton Gardens.

Lush and green on the surface, the sports field at Atherton Gardens was actually dangerous, with potholes, mud and loose gravel making it inadequate for use by the sporting clinics held there.…