BAE Systems Theatre, free
11.30 am - 4.20pm, Saturday 29 February
This February, spend Saturday afternoons in the cool of the Memorial, viewing a diverse collection of films focusing on the personal and societal impacts of conflict and peacemaking. Closely connected to the Memorial’s exhibition The courage for peace, this year’s screenings highlight the courage shown by the Timorese as they sought independence, and by unarmed peacekeepers in East Timor and on Bougainville. The series also highlights the stories of individuals showing personal courage in the face of overwhelming odds. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see these inspiring films on the big screen.
All screenings are free and feature a short introduction by a peacekeeper, curator, or historian. Screenings start at 1.30pm, with the exception of the longer event which concludes the season, which starts at 11.30am. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.
Please be aware these films are rated M, and viewing is recommended for persons 15 years and over. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian for the duration of the films.