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The Sapphires brings a needed shine to Aboriginal talent

The photo of Chris O’Dowd in a hipster singing pose with the interestingly arranged women surrounding him caught my attention on the Blu-Ray rack at the Liverpool Public Library. 383 more words


The Sapphires

The film The Sapphires is a true story about an Aboriginal girl band who sing for the soldiers stationed in Vietnam. I have always wanted to see this film and have actually heard of The Sapphires before but I never knew the history behind Australia’s native Aboriginal population. 300 more words

The Sapphires: Australia's Vietnam Sing-a-long

Throughout the 70s and 80s American cinema gave us the Vietnam War film.  Often moving, difficult to watch and self-critical, directors began to explore the impact and lasting effect that the war in Vietnam had and continues to have on American people and culture.  462 more words

Indigenous Mini Lesson - Davidson High School (Part 1 -Background and Hubs)

On Monday 17th October, I visited Davidson High School (a hub). As a part of this campaign, we had to engage with ‘external hubs’. A ‘hub’ is an influential organisation or group within a specific industry (Krebs & Holley 2013). 519 more words

My Top Five Favourite Music Movies

I am not always a movie person. They’re often long, and somehow I have gotten to a point where I can’t sit still for two hours without checking my phone or getting up for food, unless I’m watching… 839 more words

The Beatles

On July 4, 1983.

On July 4, 1983, “Mute” label released “You and Me Both”, the second and final Yazoo studio album. It was recorded in 1982–1983 at “Blackwing Studios” in London, and was produced by Eric Radcliffe and Yazoo. 109 more words