Events at Mitchell Theatre (Page 2)

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Kerrie Dougherty — Australia & the Apollo 11 Moon Landing [50th Anniversary]

Kerrie Dougherty reveals the full extent of Australia’s role in the Apollo 11 moon landing and the wider Apollo program. The Dish is only part of the story.
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The Trouble with Merle (Documentary Screening)

Movie star Merle Oberon claimed to have been born in Tasmania to wealthy parents, yet rumours said otherwise.
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Her Mother's Daughter — Nadia Wheatley (CITY OF SYDNEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

More than just a memoir, Her Mother’s Daughter is a social history of the challenges many Australian women faced in their careers and marriages during the first half of the 20th century.
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Classic Film Night — Sampson and Delilah (2009)

Classic Film Night Samson and Delilah's world is small — an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes,…
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The Last Great Cattle Drive (Documentary Screening)

The Last Great Cattle Drive pays tribute to the last of Australia’s drovers, as 1,200 head of cattle are driven from NT to QLD on a 2000km journey.
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Dist. Prof. Lesley Hughes — Climate Change and our Life Support System

Climate Change and our Life Support System
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Dynamic Wellbeing — Self Care in a Busy World

Find out more about holistic health from a metaphysical perspective with transpersonal coach and dynamic wellbeing practitioner Maria Gerathy.
Preston Sturges' The Lady Eve

Preston Sturges' The Lady Eve (1941) on 16mm

The Lady Eve is a rambunctious high stakes tale starring Barbara Stanwyck as a femme fatale card shark who falls in love with her mark.
Mens Sheds

Men's Sheds: Mateship, Community and Wellbeing (MEN'S HEALTH WEEK)

Frank Richardson from Strathfield Mens’ Shed joins us for Mens' Health Week to talk about some of the personal projects and charity work his group have been involved in, the many benefits of Men’s Sheds, and how you can get involved.
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Bill Phippen, civil engineer, long term admirer of the City Railway and at that time manager of the Australian Railway Historical Society archives will describe the history of Sydney's underground railway.
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Assoc Prof Belinda Ferrari — The Abyss (Sydney) to Antarctica

Belinda Ferrari reveals her team's exciting research into the unique microbial ecologies that exist in Antarctica including their recent discovery of bacteria are literally surviving by living on air.

The Baby Boomers Picture Show (Documentary Screening)

The Baby Boomers Picture Show is a  fun-filled, nostalgic romp that recalls what it was like to be one a child of the baby boomer generation in Australia.
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Russell Workman — Heritage Shoptops of Western Sydney [AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL]

Join photographer Russell Workman for a fascinating talk his ongoing heritage ‘Shoptops’ project that features the facades of suburban shops circa. 1870 to 1930.

David Hunt — Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia (COSHA for Australian Heritage Festival)

Girt is four parts narrative Australian history and one part satire and encourages even readers with no knowledge of Australian history to read and enjoy.
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Triple Feature: Landmark Silent Films on 16mm

For our first 16mm film screening, we are delighted to present a triple feature with three landmark silent films: Film by Samuel Beckett (1969), Un Chien Andalou (1929) and Battleship Potemkin (1925)
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Safeguarding against Elder Abuse

Darryl Browne, chair of the Elder Law, Capacity and Succession Committee of the Law Society of NSW, and Richard McCullagh, author of Australian Elder Law, join us to discuss Elder Abuse and how to safeguard against it.
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From Anatolia to Vaucluse: Terrorism, Genocide, Denial

Join Ashley Kalagian Blunt, author of My Name Is Revenge, for an exploration of an attempted assasination of th and the events that fueled it.
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Vincent Minnelli's Meet Me in St Louis (1944)

Esther (Judy Garland) falls head over heels with the boy next door, only to find out that her family is moving to New York and she'll miss out on upcoming St Louis World Fair.