The Final Quarter – Lake Macquarie
November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
No longer accepting bookings for this event
Join us on Thursday night to watch two brilliant films followed by Q&A’s with the Final Quarter Director, Ian Darling, It’s Time Director, Bridget Ninness and Indigenous AFL player Isaiah Olsen to activate discussion around racism.
Adam Goodes was a champion AFL footballer and Indigenous leader. In the final three years of his playing career he became a lightning rod for a heated public debate and widespread media commentary that divided the nation. He publicly called out racism, was named Australian of the Year, was accused of staging for free kicks, and performed an on-field war dance celebration. The cheers became boos as football crowds turned on him. Using only archival footage aired at the time, the film holds a mirror to Australia and is an opportunity to reconsider what happened on and off the football field.
Classification: Unclassified (M)
Runtime: 75 minutes
Cast: Adam Goodes, Sydney Swans AFL Club
Director: Ian Darling
Producers: Mary Macrae & Ian Darling
Q & A’s with AFL Footballer, Film Director, and Elders from It’s Time.
Continue the conversation with drinks & canapés.