The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness Film Screening
Join us for a journey that combines music, art and storytelling in a film by Australian author and composer Matt Ottley. Stunning drawings and paintings and a full orchestral score composed by the author-illustrator accompany this allegorical story of a boy’s experience of psychosis and eventual self-acceptance. Following the screening, Jennie Orchard moderates a Q&A with the author.
This event is supported by the Consulate General of Australia in Hong Kong.
Authors will appear virtually.
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Matt Ottley is an internationally acclaimed multi-award winning artist, working equally across the fields of literature, visual arts and music. His latest work, The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness is an ambitious work involving visual arts, literature and a largescale orchestral work.