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 a writer and filmmaker who always gets in too deep for his own good. His debut book, Murder in Mississippi, won the Ned Kelly Award for best true crime. His follow up, Depends What You Mean by Extremist, found him lost among radicals and was shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards. His wild and hilarious documentaries, such as ‘John Safran vs God’ and ‘Jedis & Juggalos’, have received accolades from the Australian Film Institute and Rose d’Or Festival.
His latest book is Puff Piece: How Philip Morris set vaping alight (and burned down the English language).