In light of recent events
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In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Image from ‘Honeyland’

They came, they saw: Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov’s ‘Honeyland’

A breathtaking North Macedonian film about Europe’s last female keeper of wild bees exists compellingly at the intersection of documentary and fiction

Image of Use No Hooks, circa 1979

The future was foreclosed: Post-punk and Use No Hooks’ ‘The Job’

Energetic cross-genre experiments power a scant retrospective from members of Melbourne’s ‘little band’ scene

Image from ‘Stateless’

‘Stateless’: ABC

A probing drama about Australia’s mandatory detention regime focuses on the dehumanisation experienced on both sides of the razor wire

Image of Kevin Rudd at the Australia 2020 Summit

Descent from the summit

Looking back on Kevin Rudd’s overly ambitious and thinly detailed Australia 2020 Summit


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Osamah Sami with members of his local mosque

In ‘House of Gods’, Sydney’s Muslim community gets to be complicated

Plus, Barnaby Joyce shines in ‘Nemesis’, Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott deliver ‘Bottoms’, and Chloë Sevigny and Molly Ringwald step up for ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’.

International Film Festival Rotterdam highlights

Films from Iran, Ukraine and Bundaberg were deserving winners at this year’s festival

Two women on a train smile and shake hands

‘Expats’ drills down on Hong Kong’s class divide

Plus, Netflix swallows Trent Dalton, Deborah Mailman remains in ‘Total Control’ and ‘Vanderpump Rules’ returns for another season

Image of a man playing music using electronics and the kora (West African harp)

Three overlooked albums of spiritual jazz from 2023

Recent releases by kora player John Haycock, trumpeter Matthew Halsall and 14-piece jazz ensemble Ancient Infinity Orchestra feel like a refuge from reality