Radio Interviews & Podcasts


“In March 2022, the NFSA presented the documentary Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow (2021) in Arc cinema. After the screening, I hosted a Q&A session with director Philippa Bateman”

Karina Libbey
March 2022

Philippa Bateman in conversation with Karina Libbey at the NFSA about Wash My Soul in the River's Flow

““Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow is a beautiful and very emotional film… It’s a film, but it’s an art piece.””

Annie McLoughlin
Showreel - 3cr
Thursday, 17 March 2022

Showreel 64 - Wash My Soul in the River's Flow - 0:01:00+

Music From The Soul To The Screen

“This is stunning. It’s a moving documentary. One of the things that struck me was [Philippa’s] courage and fortitude, if you like, as a filmmaker in this era of fast paced cuts where scenes are timed to the second, to give us passages in minutes of time, in which we can dwell quietly with the beautiful footage of the Murray lands and Coorong.”

Steve Davis
The Adelaide Show Podcast
Wednesday, 9 March 2022

347 – Music From The Soul To The Screen - 05:17+


“If you were in attendance that night, you must have walked away feeling like you'd been privileged to take part in this communal sharing of narration. And the film amplifies this experience.”

Jason Di Rosso
The Screen Show – ABC Radio National
Thursday, 3 March 2022

Wash My Soul review & Philippa Bateman interview - 33:20+

WASH MY SOUL IN THE RIVER’S FLOW – Interview with Philippa Bateman

“One of the most beautiful films ever made.”

Dave Griffiths
Subculture Entertainment
Monday, 7 March 2022

Audio interview

Honouring Archie Roach & Ruby Hunter With Filmmaker Philippa Bateman

Connecting land, love and loss, the documentary goes beyond just the music.

The Breakfasters
Triple R Radio
Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Audio interview