Sydney premiere Death or Liberty – the new feature length docu-drama that brings to life the forgotten histories of the rebels and radicals transported to Australia as political prisoners in the convict era. Directed by Steve Thomas, and based on historian Dr Tony Moore’s book of the same name. Death or Liberty is an international co-production by Tasmania’s Roar Film and Ireland’s Tile Films, featuring a folk punk soundtrack performed by Billy Bragg, Mick Thomas and Lisa O’Neil.
A special event marking the anniversary of the Eureka Stockade, hosted by Sydney Labour History, the NSW Fabians and UnionsNSW, Death or Liberty will be launched by Peter Fitzsimons, Chair of the Australian Republican Movement, followed by a panel discussion with Steve Thomas, Tony Moore and Mick Thomas in conversation with historian Assoc. Prof Kirsten McKenzie.
Tickets for this special event are $10 each.