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  • Burning Man thumbnail Burning Man 12/10/2017 to 12/10/2017

    Presented by Waverley Council

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

    BURNING MAN (2011) with guest speaker writer/director Jonathan Teplitzky

    From Burning Man to The Railway Man - a local to an international film directing career and working across different industries

    Burning Man tells the story of Tom, a British chef in a Bondi restaurant, who after the death of his wife, lives recklessly and angrily in his grief. His son, Oscar is left as a casualty of his mother’s death and his father’s irresponsible behaviour. This is a film about friends, family and a man himself trying to piece life back together after grief.

    Cast includes: Essie Davis, Rachel Griffiths, Kerry Fox, Gia Carides, Marta Dusseldorf

    Jonathan Teplitzky is an Australian writer and film director whose works include Better than Sex (2000), Gettin' Square (2003), Burning Man (2011) The Railway Man (2013) with Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth and Churchill (2017).  Jonathan has won a BAFTA in 1993.

    Jonathan wrote and directed Burning Man while living in Bondi and will join us via skype from London where he now resides.

    For more information and bookings visit Eventbrite.