You See Monsters Longlisted For Walkley Award
We’re pleased to announce that Chemical Media’s documentary You See Monsters has been longlisted for a Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism. The six documentaries longlisted for the 2018 Walkley Documentary Award will be screened at Sydney’s State Library of NSW on 16 October 2018. The winner will be announced in Brisbane on 22 November.
Australia’s Forgotten Islands
Chemical Media’s latest documentary Australia’s Forgotten Islands screens on Wednesday 30 May on SBS as part of the national broadcaster’s Untold Australia series. The film explores the extraordinary story of Australia’s Cocos Islanders as they push to be recognised as the indigenous citizens of one of the remotest atolls on earth. Also available on SBS on demand.
You See Monsters at Human Rights Film Festival
We’re honoured that You See Monsters has been selected for the 2018 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival Program screening in Melbourne at ACMI on the 6th May. After the screening, You See Monsters’ director Tony Jackson will be taking part in a Q&A with the fabulous Abdul Abdullah and Nur Shkembi. Book tickets here: https://2018.hraff.org.au/events/youseemonsters/
Inside Manus Screens At SxSW 2018
Chemical Media’s VR documentary Inside Manus is screening at the film, music and interactive media festival SxSW 2018 in Austin, Texas. Co-produced with Brisbane-based Hoodlum and Cutting Edge, Inside Manus will be part of the Screen Queensland Lounge at Australia House on 12-13 March.
You See Monsters Hits Adelaide Festival Big Screen
You See Monsters will screen at the Mercury Cinema in Adelaide on Thursday 19th April at 6pm as part of the Adelaide Festival. The film is presented as part of the Eleven exhibition Waqt al-tagheer: Time of Change. Eleven is a national collective of Muslim artists, many of whom feature in the You See Monsters documentary. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with artists Abdul Abdullah and Haneen Martin.