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State Electorate Profile: Brunswick

Abbey Saxon gives you the political rundown on Melbourne's most (in)famous inner-northern suburb.

Why the Left Sucks: An Inquiry into Campus’s Most Hated Political Group

It is no exaggeration to say that The University of Melbourne is one of the largest breeding grounds for leftist thought in the country. For those of us who have been on campus–walked past the columns

The Aesthetics of Poverty – Why students at UniMelb are so keen to appear poor.

The discourse accusing this so-called ‘student aesthetic’ of fetishising poorness has surfaced within the past year on social media (especially TikTok) and in conversations between students on and off

Satire: Farrago Shuts Down; Honi Soit Now Australia's Oldest Student Publication

As of today, Farrago Magazine, Australia’s oldest student publication, will cease operations under the current four editors.

VCA Students Demand UniMelb to Commit to “Zero Tolerance” Policy

Students at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) are calling on the University of Melbourne to “commit to stronger policies and actions when it comes to sexual assault”, after the University ignore

 

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Review: A World With No Shore by Hélène Gaudy

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Review: Seven Kinds Of People You Find In Bookshops by Shaun Bythell

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Review: Let’s Talk About Layla by Yassmin Abdel-Magied

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Review: Mothering Sunday (2021)

‘Mothering Sunday’ (dir. Eva Husson) is a period drama in the most unconventional sense – both the viewer and the characters hardly know what time andRead Article

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Review: A World With No Shore by Hélène Gaudy

Fri 04 Nov 2022
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Review: Seven Kinds Of People You Find In Bookshops by Shaun Bythell

Laughably and Painfully AccurateRead Article

Fri 04 Nov 2022
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Review: Let’s Talk About Layla by Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Fri 04 Nov 2022
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Review: Mothering Sunday (2021)

‘Mothering Sunday’ (dir. Eva Husson) is a period drama in the most unconventional sense – both the viewer and the characRead Article

Sun 21 Aug 2022
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Review: Six the Musical; Production, Creative Direction & Legacy

Six, possibly one of the most important musicals of our generation, has finally arrived in Melbourne, after originally bRead Article

Fri 01 Jul 2022
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Review: Operation Mincemeat (2020)

Along with the atrocities of the Second World War came a total distrust of how we as humanity can communicate with each Read Article

Fri 29 Apr 2022
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Review: Dice Paper Role 'Myths & Legends', MICF 2022

You don’t have to be a “nerd” to enjoy good ol’ role-playRead Article

Fri 29 Apr 2022
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An ‘exorcism of perfection’, Beige Bitch forces us to confront the mediocrity within us all

Emily Carr presents a one-woman tour-de-force, a beautifully blunt exorcism of unrealistic expectations as captivatinglyRead Article

Thu 28 Apr 2022
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Review: Empathy Training, MICF 2022

Should our mistakes define us? The dogmatic dominion of ‘cancel culture’, perpetuated by its re-tweeting apostles, has sRead Article

Thu 28 Apr 2022
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Review: Happening 'L’événement' (2021)

Audrey Diwan’s Happening is a simple film. Set in 1960s Paris, the story focuses on heroine Anne Duchesne (Anamaria VartRead Article

Wed 27 Apr 2022
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Review: Hope and Change in It Snows in Benidorm

Written and directed by Isabel Coixet, It Snows In Benidorm is as unreasonably beautiful in its imperfections as it is rRead Article

Tue 12 Apr 2022
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Review: Drama School by Alistair Ward

In Drama School, the question of what it means to be a good actor ultimately becomes an inquiry into what it means to liRead Article

Mon 28 Feb 2022
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Review: Studio 666

Gone are the days where rock bands were such an IP in and of themselves that they warranted their own movie. That is preRead Article

Mon 28 Feb 2022
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Review: Sumodo ~ The Successors of Samurai, Japanese Film Festival 2022

Despite being the national sport of Japan, sumo remains relatively unknown to the western world. Director Eiji Sakata seRead Article

Fri 25 Feb 2022
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Review: It's a Summer Film!, Japanese Film Festival 2022

A trio of cinema-loving schoolgirls that we know only by their quirky codenames—Barefoot, Kickboard and Blue Hawaii—cobbRead Article

Fri 25 Feb 2022
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Review: The Silent World That Won’t Stop Talking, Nico Lim’s Daring Debut

On 13 February 2020, Nico Lim posted on his Instagram account @_flashpoetry, for the first time. This post signalled theRead Article

Fri 18 Feb 2022
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Review: Barrikade, Transitions Film Festival

Acclaimed German photojournalist David Klammer’s new film is taking the documentary world by storm. Awarded best documenRead Article

Wed 16 Feb 2022
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Review: The Ants and the Grasshopper, Transitions Film Festival

Raj Patel’s new documentary gets its title from an Aesop’s fable. In the fable, a fiddle-playing grasshopper approaches Read Article

Mon 14 Feb 2022
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Review: A.rtificial I.mmortality, Transitions Film Festival

For the first time last week, I yearned for immortality. I stared at the unread books on my shelves, the pages collectinRead Article

Mon 14 Feb 2022
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Review: Bottom by Will Hudson, dir. Gavin Roach

The curtain of Willy Hudson’s Bottom rises and falls with Beyoncé. As theatregoers take their seats, “Love on Top” playsRead Article

Sun 13 Feb 2022
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Review: Run dir. Gavin Roach, a One-Man Show Starring Ben Stuart

Gavin Roach’s one-man show, Run, is an endearing, unique and impressive piece of theatre that bravely lays itself out coRead Article

Sun 13 Feb 2022
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Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Five 2022

EDITION SIX 'RETROFUTURISM' AVAILABLE NOW!

Our last print edition of 2022 is here! This wild, visionary edition is filled with burning nostalgia, glittering hope, and tantalising visions of the future, past, and present.

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