July 2015

"Only the Dead" nominated for Best Documentary AACTA

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Only the Dead
starts out the awards season with a Best Feature-length Documentary nomination from the AACTA Awards (the Australian version of the Oscars). The winner from the five-film field will be announced in Sydney later this year.

Full announcement
here.

Lateline "Q&A" ABC (AU) panelist

Michael was one of the panelists on Lateline's Q&A forum last night. To briefly set the stage, Lateline recently had an IS supporter named Zaky Mallah on the program. The Australian PM objected, triggering an unofficial (I think?) ban of any elected officials appearing on the show. Sounds like American television, but this one is all Aussie!

Anyway, there are some clips from the show on
this page at News.com.au.