Cinema session: Monsieur Mayonnaise

Wed 23 November 2022
6:00 pm 8:30 pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Cost
$10
11/23/2022 6:00 pm 11/23/2022 8:30 pm Cinema session: Monsieur Mayonnaise Join us for a screening of Monsieur Mayonnaise, introduced by guest speaker Lisa Wang, the film's co-producer. Monsieur Mayonnaise is an artist’s epic adventure into his family’s secret past. Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WW2 and his mother’s miraculous escape enroute to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and pop-artist, adopts a film noir persona to tell his family’s story. He also packs his paints and easel, as he embarks on a journey to create an audacious comic book about his parents, their survival and the Holocaust. From LA to Berlin, Paris to Melbourne, Monsieur Mayonnaise is a richly layered, road movie starring artists, real life heroes, Nazi villains … and baguettes with lashings of tasty French mayonnaise! Town Hall Gallery will be open late. Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase at the Arts Bar. Image courtesy of Antidote Films. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Join us for a screening of Monsieur Mayonnaise, introduced by guest speaker Lisa Wang, the film's co-producer.

Monsieur Mayonnaise is an artist’s epic adventure into his family’s secret past. Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WW2 and his mother’s miraculous escape enroute to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and pop-artist, adopts a film noir persona to tell his family’s story. He also packs his paints and easel, as he embarks on a journey to create an audacious comic book about his parents, their survival and the Holocaust.

From LA to Berlin, Paris to Melbourne, Monsieur Mayonnaise is a richly layered, road movie starring artists, real life heroes, Nazi villains … and baguettes with lashings of tasty French mayonnaise!

Town Hall Gallery will be open late. Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase at the Arts Bar.

Image courtesy of Antidote Films.

Contact
Boroondara Arts
Category
Arts & culture
Film and cinema
Talks & interest groups