Text Classics Page to Picture series: They’re a Weird Mob
Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton, 3053
Text Classics Page to Picture series – the first Wednesday every month (from June - October, 2012). A series of events in celebration of Australian Text Classics. Watch a film adaptation of an Australian Text Classic and stay for a panel discussion about the book and film with a team of industry experts.
They’re a Weird Mob
The second event in the Text Classics Page to Picture series will be held on Wednesday 4 July, celebrating John O’Grady’s hit novel ‘They’re a Weird Mob’. ‘They’re a Weird Mob’ looks at the experience of an Italian immigrant and his comic and heart-warming observations of Australia and its people.
Petro Georgiou – Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at Monash and Melbourne Universities. Former Federal Member for Kooyong and Director of the Institute for Multicultural Affairs
Jake Wilson – Film reviewer for The Age and a freelance writer
Jacinta Tynan –Sky News presenter on Sky News and a columnist with Sunday Life
Ana Kokkinos – The Australian director of ‘Head On’, ‘The Book of Revelation’ and ‘Blessed’
Tom Ryan - Written for newspapers since 1989. Contributor to specialist film magazines in Australia, the US and Europe
More information here.
Mark Isaacs on Australian attitudes toward asylum-seekers
Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton 3053