The Odd Angry Shot

Start Date: 30/11/2017 Start Time: 06:30 pm End Date: 30/11/2017 End Time: 09:30 pm

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Thursday 30 November
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: $10 through Eventbrite

Presented by Waverley Council

SCREEN CITIZENS – screenings and filmmaker talks series. Hosted by Lynden Barber.

THE ODD ANGRY SHOT with guest speakers writer/director Tom Jeffrey.

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.

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

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