Casula Powerhouse and Liverpool City Library present a film screening of UNSOUND for Wear it Purple Day 2021. Featuring brilliant performances by rising stars Reece Noi (Game of Thrones) and Yiana Pandelis, and much-loved Todd McKenney and Christine Anu, this Australian film captures the all-embracing nature of love. You can watch the trailer here.
Friday 27 August
Suitable for ages 15+
Supported by QueerScreen.
When gigging guitarist, Noah (Reece Noi - Game Of Thrones, When They See Us, Hit & Miss), quits the band of his '90s pop icon mentor (played by legendary Aussie singer Christine Anu), he returns to his mother's home in Sydney, seeking connection and rejuvenation. Clashing with his mother (screen icon Paula Duncan) over old wounds, Noah seeks solace elsewhere and soon finds himself swept up in the vibrant, passionate life of a young, emerging trans-man, Finn (Yiana Pandelis), who is a proud, Auslan-only speaker who, together with his father (AUSLAN ambassador and renowned Australian entertainer Todd McKenney) runs a local centre and nightclub for his deaf community. Together, the pair traverse new ground, sharing their languages – Noah's music and Finn's signs – with one another.
About Wear it Purple Day:
Wear it Purple was founded in 2010 in response to global stories of real teenagers who experienced the real heartache associated with bullying and harassment that stemmed from a lack of acceptance of their sexuality or gender identity. Wear it Purple Day aims to foster supportive, safe and inclusive environments for rainbow young people. It advocates for and empowers these young people by celebrating and promoting the value of diversity and inclusion in all communities. Wear it Purple Day raise awareness about sexuality, sex and gender identity, challenges harmful social cultures and champions role-models to help young people establish the confidence to be who they are.