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Wednesday
25
APR

Absinthia Poetry featuring “Uncle” Jack Charles

19:00
Absinthia Absinthe Bar
Event organized by Absinthia Absinthe Bar

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Jack Charles (born 5 September 1943) is an Australian Aboriginal actor, musician, potter, and Aboriginal elder. His screen credits include the landmark Australian film The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Bedevil (1993), Blackfellas (1993), Tom White (2004) and Pan (2015), among others.
In 2010, IIbijerri Theatre staged Charles' one-man show called Jack Charles v The Crown at the Melbourne Festival.
Charles was nominated for a Helpmann award for Best Male Actor in a Play for this performance. Jack Charles v The Crown has since toured across Australia and internationally. 'Uncle' Jack Charles will be reading selections from vs The Crown.