IASH Documentary Series, Semester 1 2017

24 Mar 2017

Each screening will be followed by an informal discussion with invited speakers, with plenty of opportunity for Q&A. All UQ Students and Staff are welcome.


20th March – The Anatomist: Gunther von Hagens (2006, 50 min)

Directed by David Coleman

A behind-the-scenes look at anatomist Gunther von Hagens’s controversial travelling exhibition of ‘plastinated’ human bodies.


3rd April – God Loves Uganda (2013, 83 min)

Directed by Roger Williams

American evangelicals campaign to shape African politics and introduce anti-LGBT laws in Uganda.


8th May - The Pendle Witch Child (2011, 60 min)

Directed by Ros Ereira

In 1612, a nine-year-old girl denounces her mother as a witch during a notorious series of witch trials in Lancashire.


22nd May - Facing the Music (2001, 90 min)

Directed by Bob Connolly & Robin Anderson

Staff and students at the University of Sydney seek to defend their Music Department and their vision of academia in the face of budget cuts.


All Screenings: 4 pm, Room 402, Level 4 Forgan Smith Tower, UQ