Events at Mitchell Theatre

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Governor Phillip: Sailor Mercenary, Governor Spy (COSHA)

Join Michael Pembroke, a writer and Supreme Court Judge for a riveting talk on Governor Arthur Phillip, for the City of Sydney Historical Association.
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Special General Meeting

A Special General Meeting will be held at 4:00pm on Thursday 1st December in the Mitchell Theatre to consider proposed changes to the By-Laws.
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Good Life Seminar — Mindfulness & Meditation

In our third Good Life Seminar, learn how to add balance in your life, & react positively to challenges of contemporary life with Mindfulness & Meditation
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Tom Keneally — Crimes of the Father

Tom Keneally gives a talk on his latest release, Crimes of the Father, as he interrogates the terrible damage done to innocents by the Catholic Church.
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William Lee — First Chinese-Australian Barrister in NSW (CAHS)

Malcolm Oakes presents at talk on William Lee, the 1st Chinese-Australian Barrister to practice in NSW, for the Chinese Australian Historical Society.
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Ernst Lubitsch’s Ninotchka

In Ninotchka, Greta Garbo stars as a stern Soviet official sent to reprimand three bumbling Comrades who have been seduced by the decadent Parisian lifestyle.
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Lynette Ramsay Silver, OAM — Unmasking the REAL James Bond

Acclaimed historian Lynette Ramsay Silver, OAM tells the fascinating story of the spy whom she believes was the inspiration for Fleming's suave secret agent.
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Good Life Seminar — The Body Vital: Keeping Active

Discover how to keep active and improve your physical wellness in our second Good Life Seminar.
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Rediscovering the Stage Designs of Bill Constable: Corroboree & other Ballet Designs

Join Olga Sedneva to rediscover the forgotten genius of Australian set designer and artist Bill Constable, whose creative partnership with Edouard Borovansky of the Borovansky Ballet lasted over 15 years.
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Jack Clayton's The Innocents (1961)

The Innocents (1961) stars Deborah Kerr as Miss Giddens, a governess who comes to believe that her young charges are in league with the ghosts of former staff.
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Jo Karaolis — With Enough Love

Join lifelong educator Jo Karaolis for the hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, always inpiring story of her ten years as principal of a small Catholic special school.
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My Chinatown Connections and Research (Chinese Women's Assoc of Australia)

The Chinese Women's Association of Australia presents "My Chinatown Connections and Research", a talk by King Fong OAM.
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Good Life Seminar — Complementary Therapies

Discover how to achieve your optimum well-being via Complementary Therapies in our first Good Life Seminar, a series of free talks looking at holistically at health and well-being.
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Sue Liu — Accidental Aid Worker

Accidental Aid Worker, is a true story of self-discovery and personal determination in the wake of a horrendous natural disaster.
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HISTORY WEEK: Minding her Own Business — Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney (COSHA)

HISTORY WEEK: Minding her own business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney, Catherine Bishop gives a history week talk on Sydney's colonial entrepreneurs.
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Denis Villeneuve's Incendies

SMSA presents Denis Villeneuve's Incendies in which twins travel to the Middle East with three letters to fulfill their mother's dying wish.
Keira Lindsay - The Convicts Daughter

HISTORY WEEK Kiera Lindsey — The Convict’s Daughter

In The Convict's Daughter, Kiera Lindsey tells the true story of her great, great, great aunt Mary Ann Gill who scandalised Sydney with her elopement and had adventures across the world.
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HISTORY WEEK: Ann Howard — You'll Be Sorry

History Week Event: In You'll be Sorry, Ann Howard tells the remarkable stories of Australian servicewomen in World War II, both during the war and after.