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Contemporary Selection

Contemporary Selection
Australian Premiere
Documentary
Featuring rare interviews with the genre’s pioneers, this documentary traces the origins of African-American gospel quartets on the chittlin’ circuit in the 1930s and 40s creating a sound that foreshadowed rhythm and blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll.
Contemporary Selection
Australian Premiere
Documentary
This triumphant look at the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revisits landmark cases and decisions, but also reveals the woman behind the robe and the personal experiences that continue to shape her legacy.

Postcards From LA

Postcards From LA
Documentary
More than a concert film, Wattstax captures a heady moment in mid-1970s, "black-is-beautiful" African-American culture, just seven years after the Watts riots and features performances by musical greats like the Staple Singers.