Lionel

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Edward Martin, 83 mins, Australia, 2008, digi beta. Source: Siren Visual. Courtesy Circe Films

lionel
Lionel
The first ever documentary about of one of Australia's living legends - aboriginal boxer Lionel Rose - combines rare and wonderfully textured archival material with contemporary footage shot before Rose's recent stroke.

Eddie Martin has crafted a beautiful, often lyrical and always cinematic tribute that captures his subject's public and private personas.

The screening on Sat 4 Oct at 2pm will be followed by a Q&A with the director, while Martin's first short documentary Jisoe (56 mins, Australia, 2004) will screen with Lionel on Sat 11 Oct at 4pm.

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Read the filmmaker notes by director Eddie Martin.

Dates   Sat 4 Oct 2008, 2pm & 4pm
Sun 5 Oct 2008, 3.15pm
Mon 6 Oct 2008, 7.30pm
Wed 8 Oct 2008, 7.30pm
Sat 11 Oct 2008, 4pm
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