The School of Life Melbourne Secular Sermon Series: John Safran ON UNREST
Popular comedian and contrarian John Safran is known as a seeker of awkward and unusual truths. He infiltrates a secret world of madness, agitation and unrest. In this event, he’ll present his findings. You’ll want to watch this one right ‘til the end.
John Safran is a documentarian and comedian, responsible for the TV series John Safran vs God, Music Jamboree, Speaking In Tongues and Race Relations. He co-hosts Sunday Night Safran (‘a babble about religion, politics and all things ethnic’) on Triple J with Father Bob Maguire.
A co-presentation with Melbourne Conversations.
John Safran is an award-winning documentary-maker of provocative and hilarious takes on race, the media, religion and other issues.
John first hit TV screens in 1997 on Race Around the World (ABC TV). Both John Safran's Music Jamboree (SBS, 2002) and John Safran vs. God (SBS, 2004) won Australian Film Industry awards for Best Comedy Series and Most Original Concept, and were also nominated for Logie Awards.
Other shows include John Safran's Race Relations (ABC TV, 2009), which was nominated for two awards at the prestigious Rose d'Or Festival in Switzerland, and Speaking in Tongues (SBS, 2005–6). John also co-hosted Sunday Night Safran, a radio talk show on Triple J with cranky but beloved Catholic priest, Father Bob Maguire.