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FRINGE SCREENING – BIG IN JAPAN (M)

Event Date: Mon 15 Mar

Event Time: 6:30 PM

Event Location: Dress Circle Theatre

Event Type:

What is fame? Why do we want it? And what does it take for an ordinary person to get it?

After hearing about the huge demand for foreign talents in Japan, three Aussie filmmakers ship their lives and girlfriends to Tokyo on an outrageous DIY mission to make ‘ordinary’ Dave famous. Along the way, they meet an eclectic ensemble of gaijin tarento (foreign talents) at various stages of the celebrity journey: feisty Aussie cross-dresser “Ladybeard”, a starry-eyed Canadian J-pop wannabe and veteran TV sweetheart, Bob “The Beast” Sapp. But just how far must they go to reach the masses that real celebrity requires?

Runtime: 95 mins
Rated: M

To book your seat phone 8721 2563 or visit eventbrite.com.au

Then join us on Wednesday night 17 March in City Hall as we beam Ladybeard in LIVE FROM JAPAN for a keynote presentation on pursuing a craft that is a bit on the fringe, where you get the chance to participate in a Q&A with Ladybeard himself. Visit fringemountgambier.com.au for more details.

See the trailer Here !

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