Gai-mariagal Festival 2024

A Celebration of the Oldest Living Culture on the Planet
26th May to 14th July 2024

Gai-mariagal Festival 2024 - Northern Sydney Region - film screening of lionel rose at gordon library

Wednesday |  5 June 2024 | 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Film Screening of "Lionel Rose" at Gordon Library

In 1968, amidst the tumultuous backdrop of social change, a young Aboriginal boxer named Lionel Rose stepped into the ring and etched his name into history. Join us for an unforgettable journey through his remarkable life in the gripping documentary, Lionel - The Story of Aboriginal Boxer Lionel Rose.

🌟 About the Film: Lionel chronicles the extraordinary rise and fall of Australia's first boxing world champion. From his triumphant victory in Japan to his tumultuous personal battles, this captivating film offers a candid glimpse into the life of a sporting icon. With archival footage and intimate interviews, we delve deep into the complexities of Lionel Rose's journey, exploring his impact on the world of sports and society at large.

🎥 Film Details: 📽️ Year: 2008 ⏱️ Duration: 1hr 22min 🔞 Rating: M (for coarse language)

Join us for an evening of inspiration, reflection, and celebration as we pay tribute to the enduring legacy of Lionel Rose. Tickets are limited, so be sure to reserve your seat today!

  • Event cost:  Free
  • RSVP -  5 June, 2024 

Event Location - Gordon Library Meeting Room 2

Film Screening of "Lionel Rose" - Contacts

Ku-ring-gai Library

Event enquiries email

02 9424 0120

Event enquiries phone number.


Gordon Library Meeting Room 2, 799 Pacific Hwy, Gordon, 2072


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We acknowledge the original custodians of the land, the Gai-mariagal clans of the Northern Sydney Region.  We pay our respects to the Elders past and present.