Calendar of Events

Canada 150

November – December 2017


Women’s Rugby League World Cup 2017 – Sydney and Brisbane 16 November – 2 December

The Canadian Ravens will compete for the 2017 Cup and play against New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Australia Come and support them!

For details and tickets:
http://www.rlwc2017.com/fixtures?gender=Women%27s&location=&team


International Jewish Film Festival - Melbourne
25 October – 25 November

From Israel, France and Australia, to the Yiddish-speaking neighbourhoods of Brooklyn, to award-winners and critics favourites; JIFF presents 65 films from across the globe that celebrate the remarkable diversity of Jewish culture and storytelling.
Canadian films feature at the festival:

Exit: Music – Dir. James Murdoch
The History of Love – Dir. Radu Mihăileanu,
Mr. Bernstein- Dir. Francine Zuckerman
The Second Time Around – Dir. Leon Marr

For more information and tickets: http://www.jiff.com.au/


Volleyfest – Manly NSW
17-26 November

Volleyfest will be hosted on Manly Beach. A few Canadian teams will compete.

For more information and tickets:
http://www.volleyballaustralia.org.au/events/volleyfest


Winda Film Festival - Sydney
23-26 November
Bringing indigenous voices from all over the globe to the silver screens of Sydney, WINDA Film Festival, returns for its second year.

Canadian Indigenous film Director Alanis Obomsawin will be in town for the screening for her films, Our People will be healed and Kanehsatake: 270 years of Resistance. She will also run a Masterclass at UTS prior to the screening of Our People will be healed, sharing incredible insights gained from her 50 years strengthening the Indigenous voice in film.
For more information and registration :
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/masterclass-with-alanis-obomsawin-tickets-39473073024

Her films will screen on Saturday and Sunday
For tickets:
https://windafilmfest.com/films/#resistance
https://windafilmfest.com/films/#healed

Other Canadian films will be screening over the week-end.
For more information and tickets: https://windafilmfest.com/films/


Malcolm Gladwell (Canada) & Steven Levitt (USA)
Present THE FUTURE: DISRUPTED & REIMAGINED

These inquisitive storytellers will deep dive into the social sciences to decode what drives human behaviour, motivation and success. They will explore technology disruption and the impact of innovation on the way we do business and what’s required to survive and thrive.

Melbourne 4 December
Sydney 6 December

For more information and tickets:
https://thegrowthfaculty.com/event.php?eventId=a1JD0000009ZldzMAC


The Tragically Hip’s Long Time Running
National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra
5 December (Reception 5.30-6.15pm; Film screening 6.30pm)

Long Time Running is a feature documentary that follows The Tragically Hip’s iconic 2016 cross-Canada tour and final concert in their hometown of Kingston, after the band’s announcement that lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer. The film centres on a call to action on Indigenous Reconciliation.

Both the reception and film screening are FREE EVENTS but bookings are essential via https://www.trybooking.com/SXEM