OzDox - Nothing About Us Without Us: Community-Led Documentaries
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

OzDox - Nothing About Us Without Us: Community-Led Documentaries

‘Nothing About Us Without Us: Community-Led Documentaries’. Moderated by Ana Tiwary of Diversity in Australian Media; featuring filmmakers;

Su Goldfish (The Last Goldfish)

Amin Palangi (Love, Marriage Kabul + Persian Film Festival)

and Adrian Russell Wills (Black Divas);

curated by OzDox’s own Donna Hogan.

This forum focuses on issues surrounding representation, diversity and autobiography in docos. Join us in person or on the livestream. It’s short notice, we know, so we really need you to come out to AFTRS and *mingle with your people*!

[via Wikipedia] “Nothing About Us Without Us!” is a slogan used to communicate the idea that no policy should be decided by any representative without the full and direct participation of members of the group(s) affected by that policy. This involves national, ethnic, disability-based, or other groups that are often thought to be marginalised from political, social, and economic opportunities.

How do documentaries change when they’re stories told about the self? We’ve invited 3 documentary directors to talk about their experiences telling stories about their own lives,or about their own communities – stories that don’t normally get told from the inside.

$10 donation entry, discounts for students.

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Frameline: The Last Goldfish
Jun
20
9:15 AM09:15

Frameline: The Last Goldfish

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday June 20, 2018 @ 9:15 PM

WHERE: Victoria Theatre - 2961 16TH ST. SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103

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Australian filmmaker Su Goldfish turns her camera on herself, in this deeply affecting documentary about her own decades-long search for identity, a sense of belonging, and the truth about her father’s traumatic past.

Born in Trinidad, Goldfish spent an idyllic childhood on the Caribbean island with her English mother and German father. It was just the three of them—though letters for her father, written in German (which she never learned because her father refused to speak it at home), occasionally arrived from France. Then, as a young teenager, Goldfish made some surprising discoveries about her enigmatic but charming father—first, that he had an ex-wife and children living in Canada and, second, that he was Jewish, and that he had just barely escaped the Holocaust, landing in Trinidad as a refugee in 1939.

As Goldfish finds and establishes her own identity as a young queer woman and artist in Australia in the 1970s and ’80s, she sets about uncovering her father’s extraordinary and heartbreaking story. It’s a journey that will take her around the world: back to Germany and on to the far corners of the European Jewish diaspora, as she seeks to know not only the ghosts of the past but also newly discovered living relatives. Beautifully augmented by a personal archive of photos that stretches across a century, this powerful documentary also reveals the repercussions of forced migration across generations.

— CHARLES PURDY

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Local Authors, Local Stories: The Last Goldfish
Jun
10
4:00 AM04:00

Local Authors, Local Stories: The Last Goldfish

Special Film Screening: "The Last Goldfish" (7 pm)

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Date: June 10, 2018Time: 7:00 pm

Location: 

Boulder JCC

Contact: Jodi ZicklinEmail: jodi@boulderjcc.org

Special Screening of "The Last Goldfish"
With Director Su Goldfish in person

Manfred Goldfish tried to suppress the trauma that made him a refugee in 1939. When his filmmaker daughter unearths her father's extraordinary story, she also discovers where she belongs. 

Su Goldfish was raised in Trinidad, but moved to Australia when she was thirteen, following an attempted military coup. As a child, Su didn't realize she was white. As an adult, she finds a new family in Sydney's queer community, learns she is Jewish - and that she has half-siblings on the other side of the world. The search eventually leads her to Boulder and Marilyn Pinsker.

Told through a personal archive stretching across a century, this search for one lost family reveals the repercussions of forced migration across generations.

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Sunday, June 10 | 4pm and 7 pm | FREE - Register Now

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Central Bank, Port of Spain , Trinidad and Tobago
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Central Bank, Port of Spain , Trinidad and Tobago

The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the Australian High Commission will premiere the film: The Last Goldfish (2017) on Wednesday 6th June, 2018 at the Central Bank Auditorium, Eric Williams Financial Complex, Port of Spain commencing 6:45 p.m.
 
The Last Goldfish (2017) is an award winning documentary directed by Su Goldfish and highlights the story of a young woman’s search for her lost family. After her father’s suppression of the trauma of becoming a refugee, Su became determined to uncover her family’s past. Her exploration led her from Australia to Trinidad and Tobago; the land of her birth; where she discovered her German-born father’s Jewish Heritage.

INFORMATION
 
Tickets for the premiere cost $100.00 and are available at the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago’s office, 68-70 Sackville Street, Port of Spain and Wack 90.1 FM, Coffee Street, San Fernando.
 
For further information or to purchase tickets please contact Chenelle Spooner at 225-4750 ext. 1075 or 706-6316 or via email at chenelle.spooner@planning.gov.tt.
 

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Naparima Bowl, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

Naparima Bowl, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the Australian High Commission will screen the film: The Last Goldfish (2017) on Monday 4th June, 2018 at the Naparima Bowl, San Fernando commencing 10am.
 
The Last Goldfish (2017) is an award winning documentary directed by Su Goldfish and highlights the story of a young woman’s search for her lost family. After her father’s suppression of the trauma of becoming a refugee, Su became determined to uncover her family’s past. Her exploration led her from Australia to Trinidad and Tobago; the land of her birth; where she discovered her German-born father’s Jewish Heritage.
 
Cost: $75.00

INFORMATION
 
For further information or to purchase tickets please contact Chenelle Spooner at 225-4750 ext. 1075 or 706-6316 or via email at chenelle.spooner@planning.gov.tt.
 

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23rd Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival
Jun
3
to Jun 7

23rd Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival

  • Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema (map)
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The J’s St. Louis Jewish Film Festival showcases national and international cinema that explores universal issues through traditional Jewish values, opposing viewpoints and new perspectives. The Jewish Film Festival now offers year-round opportunities to experience Jewish films from around the world.

Documentaries, drama and short films are presented at the Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema with introductions by filmmakers and experts on the issues the films bring forth. Jewish Films for young adults are also presented to the public in an effort to expand discussion and audiences for this age cohort.

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USA Film Festival - Screening Info Coming Soon
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

USA Film Festival - Screening Info Coming Soon

The Last Goldfish is going to Texas! The USA Film Festival  is a 48-year-old, Dallas-based, film festival dedicated to the recognition of excellence in the film arts and to bringing filmmakers and audiences together.  


48th Annual USA Film Festival
April 25-29, 2018

Angelika Film Center Dallas

BOOKING AND SCREENING INFO

 

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OFFICIAL SELECTION – NRFF AMSTERDAM 2018
Mar
1
to Mar 4

OFFICIAL SELECTION – NRFF AMSTERDAM 2018

The New Renaissance Film Festival (NRFF) AMSTERDAM is a beautifully curated film festival screening at LAB111. They provide a platform for independent filmmakers from around the world. Focusing on the ARTIST, on the STORY and on building a COMMUNITY of inspiring storytellers.

Thursday 1 March at 8:15pm

Thrilled to be part of the program. Screening info HERE.

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JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival
Mar
1
to Mar 18

JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival

The Last Goldfish Screenings

ArcLight Chicago
Sat, March 3 | 4:30pm
with A Wunder Meisse (short)
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Century 12 Evanston/CineArts 6
Sat, March 3 | 4:30pm
with A Wunder Meisse (short)
Tickets

ArcLight Glenview
Sat, March 10 | 2:00pm
with A Wunder Meisse (short)
Tickets

Cinemark @ Seven Bridges
Sat, March 17 | 4:30pm
with A Wunder Meisse (short)
Tickets

Century 16 Deer Park
Sat, March 17 | 8:00pm
with A Wunder Meisse (short)
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Remembering and imagining: Three ways to unravel the past
Aug
27
4:30 PM16:30

Remembering and imagining: Three ways to unravel the past

Sydney Jewish Writers' Festival 2017

A film, a memoir, a novel ... Richly enhanced with letters, photographs and footage taken by her father, Su Goldfish’s moving documentary retraces her family’s steps and helps lay some ghosts to rest. Henry Rosenbloom tenderly brings his parents’ 1994 Holocaust memoirs back to life. And in an extraordinary first novel, Bram Presser, with masterful inventiveness and brilliant prose, imagines the survival of his grandparents, using family myths, photographs, documents and Jewish folklore.

http://sched.co/BRrG

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