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MEET THE AUTHOR - Beth Yahp with Eat First, Talk Later

Thursday 9 Nov
6.30-8pm
Waverly Library

Waverley Library welcomes you to Eat First, Talk Later - a beautifully written, absorbing memoir by Beth Yahp.

Beth’s journey takes us to Malaysia, considered one of the multiracial success stories of South-East Asia.

In Beth Yahp’s sentimental journey what she is seeking is a place as a citizen of the multiracial world.

It’s a book about how we tell family and national stories; about love and betrayal; home and belonging; and about the joys of food with its ability to heal us and bring us together. Beth’s family mantra ‘Eat first, talk later’.

There will be a Q&A session after the talk and light refreshments will be provided.

Free parking for first 2 hours when you validate your ticket.

SCREEN CITIZENS
23, 30 November
Bondi Pavilion Theatre
All tickets $10

Starstruck
Thursday 23 November
6.30pm - 9.30pm

The Odd Angry Shot
Thursday 30 November
6.30pm - 9.30pm

Australian film classics Starstruck and The Odd Angry Shot have been restored and are heading to Bondi this November, along with their directors for a not-to-be-missed screening and talk series.

In November, two very special, newly digitalised films from the National Film and Sound Archive will be screened - Starstruck with guest speaker Producer, David Elfick and The Odd Angry Shot – with guest speakers, Writer/Director Tom Jeffrey and Producer, Sue Milliken.

In its first screening in decades, Starstruck will take the audience right back to the 1980s Sydney local pub scene with its colourful 80s costumes, hair and music!

With some of Starstruck’s scenes shot at the Bondi Pavilion, it’s a fitting place for the Aussie film to return to the screen. Our special guest speaker, Producer, David Elfick, will talk with film critic Peter Castaldi about the making of this cult classic.

Another National Film and Sound Archive Digital restoration to find its way back to the silver screen is the 1979 film The Odd Angry Shot.

The Odd Angry Shot is a 1979 war film following the experiences of Australian soldiers during the Vietnam War. The movie traces the tour of duty of an Australian Special Air Service Regiment reconnaissance team from their departure to their return home to Australia.

Writer/Director Tom Jeffrey will join Producer, Sue Milliken and film critic Peter Castaldi on stage to talk about the making of this film, making movies in the 70s and risk taking in Australian film.

For all film lovers and all those who love to listen to great stories from film makers, make sure you don’t miss these cult Australian classics. Enjoy a warm evening at Bondi Pavilion and stick around to share a drink and a chat with the film makers after the screenings and talks.

For more information visit waverley.nsw.gov.au/theatre

To book your ticket, visit Eventbrite.com.au

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Event starts
Thursday 23 November, 2017
Event Ends
Thursday 30 November, 2017
Venue
Waverley Library
Venue Address
32/48 Denison St
Location

New South Wales, Bondi Junction

Category
Panels, Lectures & Ideas
Location