GREAT STORIES TOGETHER

VILLAGE CINEMAS LAUNCESTON THURS 16 - SUN 19 MAY 2019

FREE STUFF 2018 PROGRAMME

FESTIVAL PRECINCT

VILLAGE CINEMAS – 163 Brisbane Street, Launceston

THE KINGSWAY – Kingsway St, Launceston TAS 7250

A DAY ON THE KINGSWAY
SUNDAY 20 MAY

BOFA at the Village Cinema, Brisbane Street is just around the corner from The Kingsway, making it a great place to go for a coffee, burger, meal or drink or to buy some outdoor or designer made gear. A Day on the Kingsway will make a visit even more attractive!

A Day on the Kingsway is a one-day street party celebrating eating, drinking and living in Tasmania.

STALLS WILL OFFER

• A chance to meet one of Tasmania’s best distillers and taste their products
• Hand made locally produced craft goods
• Meet the brewer and try a paddle of amazing local beers
• Catch up with local artists and talk about and buy their amazing pieces
• Locally produced world class cheese, wine and more
• And many more!

In partnership with BOFA and the 30th anniversary of The Tale of Ruby Rose, the iconic Tasmania story set in the Walls of Jerusalem, there will be a salute to high country living with:

• Photo exhibition of high country life (MacPac)
• High country demonstrations of hut making, shingle splitting, timber working, clothes making, wool spinning and camp cooking
• Don’t miss the fiery debate on “Firestick Cultivation: Did the original custodians of our land have it right?” (see below for more details and book a free seat)

WHEN: Sunday 20 May, 11am – 8pm
WHERE: The Kingsway, Launceston

This is a FREE family event. Join us before or after a BOFA film to enjoy the best Tasmanian food and drink – and experience a piece of Tasmania’s past. Suitable for adults and kids!

TAKE ACTION AT TasTAFE

Check out these FREE Action Sessions on topical issues and film-making skills and see what YOU can do differently in the world. All sessions at TasTAFE, Drysdale Campus, 93 Paterson St, Launceston.

SATURDAY 19 MAY

12:30-2PM

That’s Not Me:
The Making of a Low Budget Australian Success Story

Made on a shoestring budget of just $60k, That’s Not Me was a breakout indie success of 2017 – playing to sold out audiences at film festivals around the world and garnering a slew of rave reviews. This is a rare interactive session where Alice Foulcher (writer/producer/actor) and Gregory Erdstein (writer/director/producer) tell you everything you ever wanted to know about making that feature film you’ve got in your head – from script development, through to production and distribution.

Book your free seat at Eventbrite.com.au

2:30-4PM

Fighters for Food

Join Annika Stott (Sustainability Strategist at OzHarvest) and Suzy Muir (Suzy and the Simple Man) with leading Tasmanian food activists to hear the lessons learned in the fight to make our wonderful food products accessible to all through education, sustainable practices and addressing the issue of surplus food.

Book your free seat at foodfighters.eventbrite.com.au

SUNDAY 20 MAY

10-11AM

Firestick Cultivation:
Did the original custodians of our land have it right?

After an introduction by Director,  Roger Scholes (The Tale of Ruby Rose), speakers will discuss whether the management of our vulnerable high country might learn much (or not) from the original custodians of Tasmania’s high country. Speakers include high country expert Harold Riley, historian Professor Henry Reynolds, University of Tasmania, plus  Paul Black, State Fire Manager,  Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania, Andry Sculthorpe, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Vica Bailey, Director, The Wilderness Society,  and Leigh Walters, Tasmanian Land Conservancy

Book your free seat at Eventbrite.com.au

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Chris Haywood:
An Actor’s Life

Sara Cooper (Cooper Screen Academy) will interview Chris Haywood, one of the iconic figures of Australian cinema with roles in The Cars That Ate Paris, Newsfront, Breaker Morant, Man of Flowers, The Man From Snowy River, Malcolm, Muriel’s Wedding, Shine, Beneath Hill 60, Razorback and Sleeping Beauty – oh, and the star of The Tale of Ruby Rose!

Book your free seat at chrishaywood.eventbrite.com.au

1-2:30PM

From Concept to Screen:
Writing and Directing Indigo Lake

Martin Simpson is an author, script-writer and director with numerous short films to his name. The creation of the concept and the bringing to the screen of his 2017 Cannes film festival entry, Indigo Lake, offers an insight into the long journey from idea to reality in today’s film industry.

Book your free seat at indigolake.eventbrite.com.au