Talking Pictures – National Bird: In Conversation @ MIFF

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Dr Suelette Dreyfus speaks with PhD researcher Alex Edney-Browne, and former drone communication technician and subject of the documentary National Bird Lisa Ling, about the age of war waged from the sky, and the resultant trauma of this ruthless modern combat. They are joined by drone program whistleblower Cian Westmoreland, also a former drone communications technician.

National Bird will be screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival on the 30th of July and again on the 2nd of August. Visit the MIFF link for further information.

Presented in partnership with the Transformative Technologies Research Unit and the Screen and Cultural Studies Program (School of Culture and Communication) – part of the Faculty of Arts @ University of Melbourne.