The Odd Angry Shot

Start Date: 30/11/2017 Start Time: 06:30 pm End Date: 30/11/2017 End Time: 10:30 pm


Presented by Waverley Council

SCREEN CITIZENS – screenings and filmmaker talks series. Hosted by Peter Castaldi

THE ODD ANGRY SHOT with guest speakers writer/director/producer Tom Jeffrey and Producer Sue Millikin

Taking risks in Australian film and are we still doing this?

The recent National Film and Sound Archive digital restoration of the 1979 Australian war film following the experiences of Australian soldiers during the Vietnam War. The film focusses on the soldiers away from the battlefield and their return to Australia and their reflections on the how both they and general Australian society has changed.

Cast includes: Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, John Jarratt, Bryan Brown and Graeme Blundell amongst many other well-known actors of the time.

Tom Jeffrey is an Australian film and television producer and director. He worked at the ABC and BBC, was head of the Producers and Directors Guild of Australia, a consultant on the Experimental Film Fund and on the Film, Radio and Television Board of the Australian Council for the Arts. He is known for works: Crackerjack, This Day Tonight, The Removalists (1975) Weekend of Shadows and The Odd Angry Shot. He was awarded the A.M. (Member of the Order of Australia) in the 1981 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to the film and television industry.

Sue Milliken is one of Australia’s best known film producers and is known for her work with The Odd Angry Shot (1979) The Fringe Dwellers (1985), Black Robe (1991), Sirens (1994), Dating the Enemy (1995) Paradise Road (1997), Crocodile Dreaming (2007) and The Redfern Story (2013)

She was awarded the A.O. (Officer of the Order of Australia) in the 2008 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to the film and television industry and was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to Australian society and the Australian film industry.

The restored version of The Odd Angry Shot has been kindly provided courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive.

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