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The Edge Book Club // Film “The Avengers” 2012

August 2, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Not your average book club…

Over three Monday nights in the month of July (and one Wednesday in August!), The Edge Book Club will discuss song lyrics, a well-known novel, an award-winning graphic novel, and a film, through the lens of Apocalypse.

But, hang on! We’re not talking about zombies and the end of the earth. We’re paring things back and taking a look at the root meaning of the word ‘apocalypse.

 

Ancient Greek: ἀποκάλυψις apokálypsis, from ἀπό and καλύπτω, literally meaning “an uncovering”) is a disclosure of knowledge or revelation. In religious contexts it is usually a disclosure of something hidden, “a vision of heavenly secrets that can make sense of earthly realities”

We wrote a little bit about this back in April: Not another apocalypse…


Book Club 3: Film “The Avengers” 2012

  • Wednesday 2 August
  • 6pm – 8.30pm
  • Tell us you’re coming!
  • GOMA, Cinema A
  • Ages 16+

Have you seen The Avengers?  We’ll be heading to GOMA Cinema as a group to see the film, and discuss ideas and themes before and after the screening.

 

Collage artwork by Rachael Bartram www.rachaelbartramart.com

 


 

Check out the rest of the Book Club series here

 


 

Collage artwork by Rachael Bartram www.rachaelbartramart.com

 

Details

Date:
August 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

The Edge
Stanley Place
South Brisbane, Qld 4101 AU

Organizer

The Edge, State Library of Queensland
Phone:
07 3842 9400