Event cancelled: Guilty: the final 72-hours of Bali-9's Myuran Sukumaran

Event status:

A feature documentary which chronicles the final 72 hours of Bali 9 convicted criminal Myuran Sukumaran before his execution in 2015.

Thursday 19 March 2020 05:30 pm until Thursday 19 March 2020 07:45 pm (Add to calendar)
Christina Tait
Presented by:
Julian McMahon AC SC
Type of Event:
Community Event

COVID-19 Update

The situation with COVID-19 continues to change at a rapid pace. It is posing unprecedented challenges for the health and wellbeing of our communities and for the continuing operations of La Trobe University. Events over the weekend and earlier this week have necessitated a rapid review of the University’s response – in particular the ban on large scale events, compulsory self-isolation for all visitors to Australia, and the Premier’s announcement of a State of Emergency.

La Trobe is therefore announcing a range of measures to help members of our community remain as safe as possible, while ensuring minimal disruption to teaching and research activities. Our campuses will remain open and our teaching and research will continue, but with some significant changes to the way we work. As a precautionary measure, from Tuesday 17 March onwards all non-essential events that do not involve delivery or support of teaching or research activity will be cancelled or postponed until the end of June, regardless of the number of participants. This includes events such as graduation ceremonies; public lectures and events; events run by all Student Union Associations and student clubs and societies; sporting events and planned ceremonies.

As a result of this decision, the 'Guilty: the final 72-hours of Bali-9's Myuran Sukumaran' event on 19 March 2020 is now cancelled. We thank you for your understanding and hope you will be able to join us at another La Trobe event in the future.

If you have any questions in relation to this event please do not hesitate to contact Christina Tait at C.Tait@latrobe.edu.au

To find out more about events scheduled later in the year, please visit the La Trobe website at latrobe.edu.au/events

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A film about the execution of Myuran Sukumaran, the Australian ‘Bali Nine’ drug smuggler who became an accomplished artist on death row under the tutorship of Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty.

The dramatic and archival material takes us into the last 72 hours of Myuran’s life as he farewells his family and creates his final paintings, before his death by Indonesian firing squad on Nusakambangan Island, April 2015.

There will be a pre-screening panel discussion wiith Barrister Julian McMahon AC SC and Director Matthew Sleeth, facilitated by Dr Tarryn Phillips, Senior Lecture in Crime Justice and Legal Studies at La Trobe University.

Julian McMahon, with others, represented members of the accused Bali Nine (Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran). He is President of the Capital Punishment Justice Project and a human rights advocate. For more than 17 years Julian has worked for prisoners facing the death penalty and has a mission to bring state sponsored killings to an end.

GOTAFE Auditorium

152 Fryers Street Shepparton



18th Jan 2021 10:19pm

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