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Sydney – Walkley Documentary Award – Longlist Screenings

Past Event

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 4pm to 8pm



Six outstanding documentaries longlisted for the 2016 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism will be screened at the State Library of NSW in Sydney in October, giving the public a free viewing of the finest work in the field over the past year.

Showcasing the very best in Australian longform journalism, these films capture diverse and powerful moments in contemporary life.

All six films will be screened for the public at the State Library of NSW over the two evenings of Tuesday October 18 and Wednesday October 19.

All sessions are FREE but you must RSVP.


4pm – Hitting Home, Sarah Ferguson, Nial Fulton and Ivan O’Mahoney, In Films and ABC TV (Epsiode 1)
5.15pm Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation, Neil Lawrence,  Mitzi Goldman, Jane Manning,  Andrea Lang and Caroline Pegram, Looking Glass Pictures and ABC TV, Looking Glass Pictures and ABC TV
6.15pm Sherpa, Jennifer Peedom, Bridget Ikin and John Smithson, Felix Media – 96mins


4pm – Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War, Victoria Midwinter Pitt and Alan Erson, Essential Media and Entertainment and ABC TV (episode 3) 
5pmIn the Shadow of the Hill, Dan Jackson, Future Paradigm Films
6.40pmPauline Hanson: Please Explain!, Anna Broinowski, Michael Cordell and Nikki Stevens, CJZ and SBS TV

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