I sat there in the movie theatre with tears falling down my face and onto my neck and chest. We were watching Annie (2014) and the gratitude I felt that my daughter sitting next to me could experience an Annie who looked like her was overwhelming.
When exploring the media space in Australia it was only natural that representation of minorities (or lack thereof) came to mind.
So I sent out a survey about people’s experience of media representation of minorities in Australia. The short movie below gives a snapshot of the survey responses and video responses.
More detailed survey results can be seen here.