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I’m ready for my close-up: Julien Temple’s Eternity Man February 9, 2009

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I’m ready for my close-up: Julien Temple’s Eternity Man

The Eternity Man presentation at the Locarno film festival -  Julien Temple, Director; Christa Hughes, actress; Rosemary Blight, producer
“The Eternity Man” presentation at the Locarno film festival – Julien Temple, Director; Christa Hughes, actress; Rosemary Blight, producer

In an interview recorded just before a theatrical screening of The Eternity Man at the Barbican, Alex Fitch talks to director Julien Temple about his film of the modern opera by Dorothy Porter and Jonathan Mills. The Eternity Man tells the true story of Arthur Stace who wandered the streets of Sydney for two generations, writing the word “Eternity” in chalk on a myriad of surfaces and Temple’s film vividly brings to life this modern avatar of the Wandering Jew. Alex and Julien also talk about the director’s other work from Absolute Beginners to Pandaemonium and notions of combining fact and fiction on screen.

For more info about this podcast and a variety of different formats you can download or stream, please visit the home of this podcast at www.archive.org

Links: Info about forthcoming screenings (next: on sunday night / monday morning on S4C)
Watch clips from The Eternity Man on youtube
Wikipedia pages on
Julien Temple, Dorothy Porter and The Eternity Man

Comics news:

Tom Humberstone exhibition at Orbital

The comic shop Orbital which Marc Ellerby waxed lyrical about in last week’s Panel Borders, have relocated to 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JF (previously the Photographer’s Gallery).
Orbital appropriately now also have an exhibition space, which opened with a selection of new art pages by Tom Humberstone from the latest issue of his Eagle award winning title: How to date a girl in ten days.

More info at www.orbitalcomics.com / www.ventedspleen.com

and…

Brighton ‘zine fest February 2008

…will be taking place over the weekend of 21st/22nd February. Workshops, talks and bands will be on the Saturday (@ The Cowley Club) and zine stalls, acoustic acts and a few other mystery things will be on the Sunday (@ West Hill Hall).

More info at www.brightonzinefest.co.uk

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1. Electric Sheep - News » Blog Archive » Feb 12-19: Resonance FM film programmes - February 13, 2009

[…] In an interview recorded just before last week’s screening of The Eternity Man at the Barbican, Alex Fitch talks to director Julien Temple about his film of the modern opera by Dorothy Porter and Jonathan Mills. The Eternity Man tells the true story of Arthur Stace who wandered the streets of Sydney for two generations, writing the word “Eternity” in chalk on a myriad of surfaces and Temple’s film vividly brings to life this modern avatar of the Wandering Jew. Alex and Julien also talk about the director’s other work from Absolute Beginners to Pandaemonium and notions of combining fact and fiction on screen. Originally broadcast 05/02/08 on Resonance 104.4 FM (London) Online at https://electricsheepmagazine.wordpress.com/2009/02/09/im-ready-for-my-close-up-julien-temples-eterni… […]


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