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5 September, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NEON celebrates the beauty, colour and vibrant history of the neon sign from an international perspective as we face a world where it will soon be lost and superceded by L.E.D. signage. Neon is 100 years old and the craft and construction has changed very little, making neon one the greenest forms of light ever produced and an amazing and enduring force of colour and light in the visual landscapes of our lives.
Written and Directed by LAWRENCE JOHNSTON
Produced by VERONICA FURY and LAWRENCE JOHNSTON
Director of Photography ERON SHEEAN
Edited by BILL MURPHY (ASE)
Original Music ANTONY PARTOS
Executive Producer MICHAEL TEAR
Produced with assistance from ScreenQueensland, Film Victoria, and the Premier Fund of the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Stay for an after-movie conversation with film director Lawrence Johnston, producer Veronica Fury and neon signmaker Michael Blazek.
Date: Tuesday 5 September
Time: 6pm – 8pm with exhibition viewing from 5.30pm
Where: SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library of Queensland
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