Opinion

Who gets to tell our stories?

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 19 Jun 2021

Who gets to tell our stories?
The story of the Christchurch mosque attacks can be told from a thousand angles
Jehan Casinader
Sat, 19 Jun 2021
You have to wonder what they were thinking – the producers of They Are Us.They’re planning to make a film about one of the darkest chapters in our recent history: the Christchurch terror attack. And yet, every facet of the project contains a trigger for public opposition.A contested movie title? Tick. A central character who wasn’t a victim of the attack? Tick. An Australian lead actress? Tick. A mostly white, non-Muslim production team? Tick.A ball of fury, hurt and outrage tore through the Twittersphere and quickly reached t...

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