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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’

Hosted by:

Tom Ryan - Written for newspapers since 1989. Contributor to specialist film magazines in Australia, the US and Europe

More information here.

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They're A Weird Mob

They’re A Weird Mob

Nino Culotta, Jacinta Tynan

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