In Conversation + Film: Sunday Too Far Away

20 Nov 2019 | GOMA | Cinema A

A landmark film in the re-emergence of Australian film production in the 1970s, Sunday Too Far Away 1975 tells the story of a shearer’s strike in the 1950s. The first feature produced for the South Australian Film Corporation, the film sold internationally after being invited to the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.

The screening of this classic film will be followed by an in conversation with APSA Academy President Jack Thompson AM, the star of the film, and renowned Australian actor David Wenham.

The Australian Cinémathèque co-presents this event with the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, in association with NFSA Restores, the National Film and Sound Archive’s digital restoration program.


Co-presented with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. NFSA Restores is an exciting program that seeks to digitise, restore and preserve Australian films so they can be seen in today’s digital cinemas.

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