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One Child Nation: The consequences of a lost generation (Review)

Media Screening
Documentary (China)
Duration: 89 minutes

One Child Nation is a documentary by Gary Maddox (Amazon Studios) that sheds new light on one of international history’s most controversial family planning policies ever written into a national constitution.  It delves deeply into an upsetting period of China’s past,  taking us through the rationale of the one child policy’s genesis, the reverberations of its propaganda and post-trauma that now begins to surface across the grief-stricken generations since it ended four years ago. 

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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory: The Musical, Capitol Theatre

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has enjoyed successful runs, being a hit with audiences despite experiencing the same harshness from critics and love from the people in the same way hit musical Wicked did.   So it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most anticipated openings in the Sydney theatre season in 2019 as it promises to take generations young and old through a fantasy wonderland of nostalgia and discovery. Continue reading Charlie & The Chocolate Factory: The Musical, Capitol Theatre