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Thomas M Wright & Erik Jensen on Acute Misfortune

Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton

Together with our friends at Cinema Nova Film, we are delighted to bring you the opportunity to see the award-winning feature film Acute Misfortune and enjoy a conversation between the film’s co-writers: director Thomas M. Wright and Erik Jensen, author of the acclaimed biography of artist Adam Cullen upon which the film is based.

When 19-year-old journalist and enfant terrible Erik Jensen (founding editor of The Saturday Paper) was invited by Australian painter Adam Cullen to write his biography, Jensen jumped at the chance. Despite a turbulent relationship, the two formed a unique bond that lasted until Cullen’s death in 2012 aged just 46.

Bookings for this event are essential and can be made at the Cinema Nova website.


Celebrating 50 years of Readings

Readings is celebrating our 50 year history in 2019. To honour the stories that have emerged from the books on our shelves, we are hosting 50 special events that illustrate passion, artistry and Australian literature. We hope you will join us.

This is our 25th event of the series.

Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen

Erik Jensen

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