kill the messenger
SMH GOOD WEEKEND: INDIGENOUS PLAYWRIGHT NAKKIAH LUI COULD BE AUSTRALIA'S NEXT DAVID WILLIAMSON
'Nakkiah Lui is holding up a mirror to modern Australia through the lens of satire in rave-reviewed plays that incorporate everything from Indigenous issues to inflatable testicles.'
ABC NEWS: SYDNEY PLAYWRIGHT NAKKIAH LUI CHALLENGES AUDIENCE TO CHANGE RACIST ATTITUDES
'An Australian playwright is asking why audiences are constantly drawn to stories of black suffering, if it rarely translates into change in the community.'
THE CONVERSATION: WESTERN SYDNEY MEETS THE CITY IN NAKKIAH LUI'S KILL THE MESSENGER
'Last week I went to the theatre. Unusual? No. But I say this because this event was real theatre in a way that I have not experienced for a long time and that will stay with me.'
NITV: NAKKIAH LUI’S PLAY CHALLENGES RACIST ATTITUDES
'A new stage show is using humour to confront the challenges of institutionalised racism. Kill the Messenger is a comic portrayal of real life stories performed by Gamilaroi and Torres Strait Islander playwright Nakkiah Lui.'
SCREEN AUSTRALIA: GENDER MATTERS BRILLIANT STORIES
'On Monday 7 December 2015, Screen Australia announced a five point, $5 million plan for Gender Matters, a suite of initiatives that address the gender imbalance within the Australian screen industry.'
SCREEN AUSTRALIA: $600,000 IN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR 23 PROJECTS
'Today Screen Australia announced Story Development funding for 18 features and five online series, as well as one supported talent development placement, totalling almost $600,000'.
BOOKS AND PUBLISHING: WOMEN LEAD AUSTRALIAN BOOK-TO-FILM ADAPTATIONS
'On International Women’s Day it is heartening to share the news that Australia’s key film funding body, Screen Australia, has announced that its most recent round of funding, which includes a number of book-to-film adaptations, shows a growing representation of women in projects submitted.'