Ablaze with ideas
An old silent film has given University of Melbourne opera singer, Tiriki Onus, a key insight into the work of his Aboriginal leader and filmmaker grandfather.
The Spirit of change
The University of Melbourne’s Dr Jane Dyson has just released Spirit, a documentary about longing and belonging in a remote community in the Indian Himalayas.
Why documentaries matter in an era of fake news
In an age where the line between truth and fiction is increasingly blurry, the term 'documentary' needs more protection, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The ‘Making a Murderer’ effect
Making a Murderer is part of a new wave of crime coverage highlighting miscarriages of justice and changing the way we think about the judicial system.
The Wolfpack and the ethics of documentary filmmaking
The Wolfpack, the story of five brothers who've been confined to their apartment for most of their lives, raises multiple ethical questions for Steve Thomas.