Posts in "Profiles – Men."

The Loneliness of Men

October 31

The ABC’s sensational three-part series on Australian masculinity, Man Up, finished last week. It is compulsory viewing for men everywhere. Actually make that men, women and children. Here’s a story I wrote on the “Loneliness of Men” which goes to many of the issues explored in the ground-breaking ABC series.

Paul Kelly’s “Stories of Me” – a new documentary

August 10

A three year project documenting the life and musical career of Paul Kelly has now been completed. On Saturday, August 4, the film had its premier at the Melbourne International Film Festival. It will have one-off screenings in all Australian capital cities during October/November (for tickets, dates and to view the trailer click here )

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Heath Ledger

June 5

Two years after Heath Ledger scandalised sections of middle America with his near-miraculous performance as a gay cowboy, he would light up the screen with another tour de force, this time as the lovelorn, heroin-soaked poet, Dan, in the Australian cult movie, Candy. Little known outside Australia, this film was based on a loosely autobiographical …

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HEALING HEART – The Story of Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

April 24

*Originally featured in Good Weekend, 14 May 2011. Two years ago, Izzeldin Abuelaish lost three beloved daughters in an Israeli tank attack, yet the famed Palestinian doctor refuses to let hate fill his soul. he explains why to David Leser.    “My God, my God. They killed my daughters. Shlomi, I wanted to save them, …

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