PPLS | TALK | Adapting History into film with Lawrence Johnston | Thursday 27 October | 6.30-7.30pm

[Edited extract from public address]

Join this discussion from award winning film director and writer Lawrence Johnston, creator of a number of stunning and important cinematic documentaries. 

A discussion about the process of adapting history into film through the examination of his best known films:

  • Eternity which explores Sydney’s infamous Mr Eternity
  • Fallout - about the writing of Nevil Shute’s famous novel On The Beach
  • Neon - a documentary about the amazing invention which covered a nation in neon signs; 
  • and his current project Tullaree - a film about the mysterious ‘Ladies of the Swamp’ of South Gippsland.

Where: St Kilda Library

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Port Phillip Library Service
City of Port Phillip
Tel: 9209 6655
Email: library@portphillip.vic.gov.au