NORTHERN SYDNEY GURINGAI FESTIVAL: 2011 Theme – ‘One Voice’
*Lane Cove Residents for Reconciliation presents: A Screening of ‘Freedom Ride – 40 Years On’
*Date: Tuesday, 21 June (7pm for 7.30pm – 9.30pm)
*Venue: Community Centre (Lower Level & opp. Library), 164 Longueville Rd, Lane Cove
Free Public Event … Refreshments … All Welcome … No RSVP Necessary
Free, untimed parking in streets & carparks.
In 2005, a busload of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students retraced the route across regional NSW of the
‘1965 Freedom Ride’ led by Charles Perkins, to look at race relations in NSW today;what has/hasn’t changed?
This 2005 film, launched in March 2011 at the Museum of Sydney by Professor Ann Curthoys (1965 Freedom
Rider) includes archival footage of the historic ’65 Freedom Ride.
Following the screening there will be a Speakers’ Panel followed by Q&A.
*Hall Greenland: 1965 Freedom Rider – Walkley Award Winning Journalist; Editor-in-Chief ‘The Week’.
*Leticia Anderson: 2005 Freedom Rider – Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies, Sydney University.
*Lyall Munro Jnr: Komilaroi Nation. Lyall, featuring in both films, was a young teenager when the
’65 Freedom Ride came to Moree.
7.00pm – 7.30pm Refreshments
7.30pm – 7.45pm Acknowlegement of Cameraygal Country & Introduction
7.45pm – 8.45pm Film Screening
8.45pm – 9.30pm Speakers’ Panel followed by Q&A
9.30pm – 9.45pm Refreshments
Contacts: LCRR Co-Convenors: Kerrie McKenzie Ph: 9428 1197 & Charlene Davison Ph: 9428 4447