ACS Screening and Q&A | Romper Stomper with Bonnie Elliot ACS | April 18th

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Join ACS Victoria for a screening of the 2018 1st episode of Romper Stomper Arrival and a short excerpt from the original 1992 feature film followed by a Q&A with cinematographer Bonnie Elliot ACS and writer director Geoffrey Wright.

Romper Stomper is an Australian television series released on video streaming services Stan in January 2018 and set 25 years after the events of 1992 feature film. Come along to hear cinematographer Bonnie Elliott ACS and Geoffrey Wright, director/writer of original 1992 feature film/1st episode of 2018 television series discuss their approach to rebooting this compelling investigation into Australia's extremist politics.

Bonnie Elliot ACS

Synopsis: 2018 1st episode "Arrival." 60mins

Kane and his friend Six rescue Blake Farron, leader of far-right group Patriot Blue, when he comes under attack from an anti-fascist group while protesting at a halal festival in St Kilda. A woman at the festival, Laila Taheer, risks being targeted when she speaks out against Farron on the TV news. A grateful Blake takes the boys under his wing, offering them jobs as truck drivers for his recycling business. Kane begins an affair with Blake's wife, Zoe, and bashes her former partner who pimped her out for drug money before she met Blake. Kane's sister, Cindi, escapes with two friends from a juvenile detention centre. Kane later approaches his mother, Gabe Jordan, saying he knows who his father is.

Romper Stomper 1992

Synopsis: 1992 feature film. "15min excerpt"

Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman who is prone to epileptic seizures joins the skins' merry band, and helps them on their run from justice, but is her affliction also a sign of impurity?

Where: Backlot Studios
65 Haig Street
Southbank Vic
(Between Clarendon and Cecil Street)
Parking on site or Haig Street

When: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Doors and bar opens 7pm
Screening starts 7.30pm. Arrive at least 15 minutes before if you wish to order snacks or drinks. Q&A immediately after the second film.

COST: Free Entry for financial ACS Members plus One Guest.
Free Entry to the first 15 Screen Professionals Collective (SPC) (Vic) members who book a seat (One ONLY per SPC Member). This includes members of ADG, ASE, AWG, SPA, ASSG, AGSC & APDG. Once the allocation is full, SPC members can buy at Concession price.
Concession/Students $10
Non-Members $15

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Please Note: This film contains confronting material which may distress some people. Viewer discretion is advised.

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