SLAM announces welcome week film festival

The School of Literature, Art and Media has announced a film festival for students during the 2022 Welcome Fest. The free event will be held in the Heydon-Laurence Building in Lecture Theatre 217 and the Old Geology Lecture Theatre. Students will be able to experience cinema from across the globe with everything from Gilliam Armstrong’s 1979 classic My Brilliant Career to Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit.

The festival will feature introductions from some of USYD’s best lecturers like Bruce Isaacs, Ben Nickl, Rubén Pérez-Hildago, Vras Karalis, Ivan Cerecina, Lucas Thompson, Richard Smith, Brangwen Stone, and Susan Potter.

Program

Wed, 16 Feb

Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi, 2019) 

12.30pm, Heydon-Laurence Building Lecture Theatre 217

Birds of Passage (Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego, 2020)
3.00pm, Heydon-Laurence Building Lecture Theatre 217 

Memories of Murder (Bong Joon-ho, 2003)
3.30pm, Old Geology Lecture Theatre

Thu, 17 Feb

To Sleep With Anger (Charles Burnett, 1990)
12.30pm, Heydon-Laurence Building Lecture Theatre 217

It Happened One Night (Frank Capra, 1934)
3.00pm, Heydon-Laurence Building Lecture Theatre 217

My Brilliant Career (Gilliam Armstrong, 1979)
3.30pm, Old Geology Lecture Theatre 

Fri, 18 Feb

Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, 2016)
12.30pm, Heydon-Laurence Building Lecture Theatre 217

Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy, 2014) 
3.30pm, Old Geology Lecture Theatre 

Dance Girl Dance (Dorothy Arzner, 1940)
3.30pm, Heydon-Laurence Building Lecture Theatre 217

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