Interview: Dogs of Democracy and the Greek Economic Crisis

Screening at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, Mary Zournazi’s Dogs of Democracy is a powerful look at the human impact of the Greek economic crisis. Zournazi eschews the normal approach to this kind of material, uses the plight of Athen’s stray dog population as a metaphor for the struggles and hopes of the Greek people.…

By James Curnow
The Salt of the Earth

Wim Wenders’ The Salt of the Earth: Sebastiao Salgado, Photographer

The global success of Sebastiao Salgado’s photography has been somehow condensed into one feature-length documentary, not that the film dilutes the power of his images in any way. Whether you’re a professional or amateur photographer, or just someone who appreciates photography, you’ll be amazed at the beauty and honesty of Salgado’s work. His story, as…

By Laura Shearer