Live & Local 2019

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One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Carriageworks in Sydney direct to the State Cinema on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 May.

Prepare to be stimulated and engaged by conversations, debates and discussions, as the Festival brings the world’s finest authors to our screening room in real time via digital live-streaming project, Live & Local. As well as hearing new ideas from great thinkers, audiences have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions at each event, sending questions direct to the Sydney stage.

Be part of Live & Local, streamed live by Sydney Writers’ Festival and delivered locally by the State Cinema and State Bookstore.

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Fri 3 May 9:50 AM

In a special event, Walkley Award-winning anchor of ABC’s 7.30 Leigh Sales sheds light on Any Ordinary Day, her layered exploration of how ordinary people endure unthinkable tragedy…

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Sat 4 May 4:20 PM

Clementine Ford’s {Boys Will Be Boys} is an acclaimed call to action against a culture of entitlement, privilege and power. Jan Fran talks Clementine and writer and chef Adam Liaw about the harm toxic masculinity inflicts on women and men…