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Food, Faith and Love in WA

Food, Faith and Love was a ten-part video series that celebrated our multicultural heritage. Participants spoke about relationships, cuisine, belief, religion, and rituals. Funded by the Office of Multicultural Interests.

Raised in Australia to Macedonian parents, Sandy marries a German man whose life parallels hers in many ways.
A young woman falls in love with falling in love – until she finds a man who makes her stop. Samina tells of her great Dutch love and his conversion to Islam.
After jumping on a boat with her ten-day-old son to travel from Vietnam to Perth, Phuong rebuilds her life from scratch.
After moving to Australia from Israel, Ita starts Genesis, a restaurant and food sanctuary based in the Perth Hills.
Velaphi and Takako reflect on the challenges of marriage across cultures – starting with a conversation about their wedding day on a warm Perth day in 1980.
A warm and generous cook who loves having a full house teaches us how to bake a special bread with roots in her beloved homeland.
A man spends 20 years and travels 15,000 kms to find love and build a family in Perth.
A young woman who came to Australia as a refugee at the age of eight decides to be a doctor, a lawyer and a politician.
When Lesley’s fifth child Jack is born profoundly deaf, she and her family become unexpected and powerful advocates for CALD communities.
An eight year old girl resists dressing up in the Indian dress her mother has bought her for Multicultural Day. Thirty years later, she reflects on why.
Oct
26
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
Nov
30
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
An illustration of many people of colour reaching over a table to read books, pass notes and share coffee.
Nov
23
This is a meeting space for Africans in the diaspora. Here, we connect Africans living in Australia with literature created by Africans. Book Online
Two book covers are against a mustard yellow colour: Always another country and The resurrection of Winnie Mandela
Oct
26
AfroHeritage Book Club presents an evening that focuses on carving a space for yourself as a Black storyteller, featuring Sisonke Msimang. Book Online
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