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  • ANTIDOTE: Festival Pass - Livestream

    20 videos  |   Buy $44.72

    Buy an ANTIDOTE: Festival Pass and watch all the livestreams from this year's festival.
    Livestreamed on 5 September 2021.

    Early Bird $60 (available till Sunday 1 August)
    Full Price $75 (from Monday 2 August)

    Antidote is back (online) for its fifth year; a festival o...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: #StopAsianHate | Cathy Park Hong

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.24

    Let's talk about being Asian in the West

    With Cathy Park Hong moderated by Benjamin Law & Beverley Wang
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 6:30pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    Anti-Asian hate crimes, attacks, and everyday racism have skyrocketed since the onset of COVID-19. Yet Asians livin...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: End of Empire | Afua Hirsch

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.24

    When will we outgrow the mother country?
    With Afua Hirsch moderated by Daniel Browning

    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 5:15pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    It's been more than 200 years since the British laid claim to our country and called it Australia, but the legacy of colonialism live...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021:“No Lebs”Anti-Arab racism since 9/11

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.24

    Standing against Islamophobia in Australia

    Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Randa Abdel-Fattah & Ghassan Hage moderated by Sara Saleh
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 6pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    The 2001 September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City gave rise to bigotry, hate speech, and vi...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: The Moral High Ground

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.28

    The good, the bad, and the halls of power
    With Jacqueline Maley, Julia Baird & Osman Faruqi moderated by Edwina Throsby
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 2:45pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    Morally bankrupt, moral challenges, a moral vacuum - commentary on politics often circles around righ...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Sound and Silence: Deaf Stories

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    Deafness is a culture, not a liability
    With Fiona Murphy, Jackie Leach Scully & Alex Jones
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 3.30pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    One in six Australians have some hearing loss, and our Auslan-speaking community numbers at more than 30,000. Deaf culture is ...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: The Myth of the Fair Go

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    Privilege and disadvantage: confronting systemic injustice
    With Bri Lee, Veronica Gorrie & Rick Morton, moderated by Laura Murphy-Oates
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 1.30pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    Racism, family trauma, poverty - social disadvantage comes in many different and ...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Soul Searching in a Post-Truth Age

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.28

    What does it mean to be a believer?

    Amal Awad & Sarah Krasnostein in conversation, moderated by Fenella Kernebone
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 12.15pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    In times of uncertainty, we humans look for answers, and today's seekers have a well-stocked spiritua...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Racing to the End of the World

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.27

    Finding environmental solutions at the brink of extinction.
    With Elizabeth Kolbert.
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 11am AEST

    Tickets $15

    Acclaimed environmental writer Elizabeth Kolbert's latest book investigates science's cutting-edge fight against the effects of climate cha...

  • ANTIDOTE 2021: Alternative Futures

    2 videos  |   Buy $11.28

    It doesn't have to be this way

    With Yanis Varoufakis moderated by Scott Ludlam.
    Presented at Antidote, 5 September 2021, 4pm AEST
    Tickets $15

    So many facets of our current financial system are unsound - it's time to imagine something new. Yanis Varoufakis, former Finance Minister ...

  • Sunnyboys | Live + Documentary

    3 videos  |   Rent $18.50

    Experience the rush of Australia’s legendary post-punk power pop quartet Sunnyboys, as the original lineup returned for one night only to celebrate their fortieth anniversary at the Opera House. Rental bundle includes 'The Sunnyboy' documentary, which follows the journey of lead singer Jeremy...

  • The Sunnyboy | Documentary

    1 video  |   Rent $3.87

    Follow the journey of Jeremy Oxley, enigmatic lead singer of the 80′s band the Sunnyboys as he emerges from a 30-year battle with schizophrenia. An inspiring story of hope and survival.

  • Erth's Prehistoric World

    3 videos  |   Rent $15.56

    Come closer than you dare to predators! Experience the creatures of your imagination coming to life on stage in this enthralling new show!

    Travel to the bottom of the ocean to discover ancient bio-luminescent creatures and marine reptiles, then back to dry land to witness some of the most amazin...

  • Teeny Tiny Stevies In Big Spaces

    1 video  |   Rent $15.55

    Join much-loved children’s band the Teeny Tiny Stevies as they perform I Ate a Rainbow, Boy or Girl Colour and Boss of My Own Body, plus a selection of favourite songs from their brand new album.

    Featuring irresistible melodies and helpful tips for navigating life’s li...

  • ACO StudioCasts - Rapture and Revolution

    2 videos  |   Rent $26.70

    Beauty can be revolutionary too, as this debut release in the inaugural season of concert films, ACO StudioCasts, will prove.

    Filmed in the grand and expansive Centennial Hall at Sydney Town Hall, the film opens with Schubert's Quartettsatz, followed by Vaughan Williams’s ‘The Lark Ascen...

  • ACO StudioCasts - Bach and the Beyond

    2 videos  |   Rent $26.70

    At a time when we are all grappling with finding trust in this new world and hope for the future, it is astonishing how relevant Bach remains. This evocative and impassioned concert film pitches Bach’s timeless search for redemption alongside compositions by Richard Tognetti, elevated by the m...

  • All About Women Festival Pass: Watch On-Demand

    14 videos  |   Rent $46

    Buy an All About Women Festival Pass and watch all the talks from this year's festival.
    Tickets $60

    All About Women features a stellar line-up of incredible international and Australian thinkers interrogating a range of topics impacting the lives of women, exploring themes of identity, hi...

  • All About Women: Caitlin Moran - More Than a Woman

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.35

    A feminist handbook for middle age.
    With Caitlin Moran.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Tickets $15

    Ten years since Caitlin Moran's blockbuster memoir How To Be A Woman, she's juggling ageing parents, teenage daughters, and a bigger bum. How is one of our best-loved feminist...

  • All About Women: How Smart is AI?

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.50

    The hidden problems of Artificial Intelligence.
    With Kate Crawford.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Tickets $15

    Artificial Intelligence systems are trained to represent, interpret and codify human beings. But does the process of classification itself carry implicit bias? And...

  • All About Women: Isabel Allende - Soul of a Woman

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.50

    A personal journey with one of our greatest writers.
    With Isabel Allende.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021

    Tickets $15

    Join Isabel Allende, prolific writer and lifelong feminist, as she maps the movement across continents, cultures, and centuries. What incredible things have...

  • All About Women: Sex Work & Feminism

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.50

    Beyond the binary of exploited or empowered.
    With Tilly Lawless, Jules Kim & Chantell Martin.
    Presented at All About Women 2021

    Tickets $15

    Sex workers are tired of being spoken for. You're invited to listen to these voices from the sex worker community and consider why feminism needs...

  • All About Women: White Feminism

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.50

    How does consumerist liberal feminism leave women behind?
    With Koa Beck.
    Presented at All About Women 2021

    Tickets $15

    White feminism is an ideology that seeks individual power over community wellbeing. Join author Koa Beck for a look at the racism embedded in much of the movement's hi...

  • All About Women: Life: A Survival Guide

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.50

    Radical tips for finding peace among global upheaval
    With Mary Hoang & Christine Jackman.
    Presented at All About Women

    Tickets $15

    Life is messy - especially during a pandemic. How do we survive? Our expert panellists are here to help us build a toolbox for mental wellbeing and a stron...

  • All About Women: Men Who Hate Women

    2 videos  |   Rent $11.50

    Incels. Pick-up-artists. MRAs. The misogynists are joining forces.
    With Laura Bates.
    Presented at All About Women, 7 March 2021, 10:30am AEST

    Tickets $15

    Online trolls aren't just playing around. When the Everyday Sexism founder, Laura Bates, became their target, she went deep into inv...

  • ANTIDOTE Queerstories Comes Back Out

    3 videos  |   Rent $11.10

    Confessions, obsessions, love, loss and resistance at Sydney's legendary LGBTQI+ storytelling event.

    Hosted by Maeve Marsden.
    Presented at ANTIDOTE, November 2020

    There is more to being queer than coming out and getting married. Come on in, grab a seat, and listen to an unexpecte...

  • ANTIDOTE Reasons to be Cheerful

    3 videos  |   Rent $11.10

    Lets get hopeful about nature. With Rutger Bregman & Jess Scully. Presented at ANTIDOTE November 2020.

    A cynical view sees humanity as bad by nature. But what if we're not selfish, but instead inherently good, hopeful, and kind? Could this understanding change everything? Hosted by Edwina Thr...

  • ANTIDOTE The End of America?

    3 videos  |   Rent $11.10

    How did the State get into this state?
    With Jill Lepore.
    Presented at ANTIDOTE, November 2020.

    Presidential elections are pivotal in US politics and culture, but 2020 has taken this to the next level. In this radically changing landscape, could we be entering a new world order? Hosted by...

  • ANTIDOTE Such a Fun Age: Kiley Reid

    3 videos  |   Rent $11.10

    Race. Class. Identity. Internet Culture. What could possibly go wrong? Presented at ANTIDOTE November 2020

    Join Kiley Reid, author of 2020's bestseller Such a Fun Age, for a wide-ranging discussion of some of the biggest issues of our times. Hosted by Jan Fran.

    It's rare ...

  • ANTIDOTE Resetting The World

    3 videos  |   Rent $11.10

    How can we rebuild outdated thinking with fresh perspectives? Presented at ANTIDOTE November 2020.

    Advocate for Indigenous-led design Jefa Greenaway, social researcher Rebecca Huntley and one of Australia's leading economic journalists Jessica Irvine, offer fresh ideas to reshape our w...

  • ANTIDOTE Festival Bundle - Watch all Talks

    11 videos  |   Rent $37

    Buy an ANTIDOTE Festival Bundle and watch all five talks from this year's festival.

    Resetting the World
    Such a Fun Age - Kiley Reid
    The End of America?
    Reasons to be Cheerful
    Queerstories Comes Back Out

    First broadcast Sunday November 29 2020.
    Duration: approx 60 minutes per Live...