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Walkley Documentary Award Longlist Screenings

Wednesday 18 October 2017 - 12pm to 8pm

Five of the six outstanding documentaries longlisted for the 2017 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism will be screened at the State Library of NSW in Sydney, giving the public a free viewing of the finest work in the field over the past year.

Silver Screen tribute to Laurel and Hardy: Way Out West

Sunday 15 October 2017 - 2pm to 3:15pm

'Way Out West' sees Stan and Ollie visiting the town of Brushwood Gulch to deliver the deed of a gold mine, only to be deceived by a villainous saloon-keeper.

Silver Screen tribute to Laurel and Hardy: Sons of the Desert

Sunday 8 October 2017 - 2pm to 3:15pm

A pair of Fez-wearing 'Sons of the Desert' sneak off to a convention in Chicago.

Silver Screen tribute to Australians on and behind the screen: My Brilliant Career

Sunday 24 September 2017 - 2pm to 3:45pm

Sybylla dreams of succeeding as an acclaimed writer. But in a time of sexist ignorance and bigotry Sybylla has frequent clashes with procrustean conformists. 

Silver Screen tribute to Australians on and behind the screen: Caddie

Sunday 17 September 2017 - 2pm to 3:45pm

Based on the bestselling autobiography comes the heartfelt true-life story of Caddie.

Silver Screen tribute to Australians on and behind the screen: The Dam Busters

Sunday 10 September 2017 - 2pm to 4:15pm

This story is one of the classics of the Second World War, a massive bestseller that became a film.

Silver Screen tribute to Australians on and behind the screen: The Third Man

Sunday 3 September 2017 - 2pm to 3:45pm

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend.

Silver Screen tribute to Alfred Hitchcock: Blackmail

Sunday 30 July 2017 - 2pm to 3:30pm

Blackmail is not only a quintessential Hitchcock psychological thriller about murder and blackmail, but a superior example of silent cinema at its peak in the late 1920s.