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One Night the Moon

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Studying a book or film can be a short-cut to consigning it to boredom. But our Texts in the City series – a gift to students, their teachers and lifelong learners – brings the VCE English and Literature lists to life.

Each week, our hosts – authors Lili Wilkinson and Tony Birch – will interview experts intimately familiar with the texts, unearthing those hidden gems that could help your essay shine.

This week, we delve into One Night the Moon, Rachel Perkins’ 2001 film set in the Australian outback, with Tony Birch and Kaarin Fairfax.

Featuring

Kaarin Fairfax

Kaarin grew up in the theatre at the feet of her father, George Fairfax, as he acted and directed shows at St. Martin’s – then called the Little Theatre. It was during this time that her passion and wonder for the magic of theatre, acting and the arts was ignighted. After leaving school, Kaa... Read more

Tony Birch

Tony Birch is a founding member of the Melbourne School of Discontent. He has published three novels; The White Girl, Ghost River and Blood. He is also the author of Shadowboxing and three short story collections, Father’s Day, The Promise and Common People. In 2017 he was awarded the Pa... Read more

Location

The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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