King Sun DVD launch in Melbourne

On the 24th July 2014 The King Sun DVD was launched in Melbourne to coincide with the opening of John Olsen’s art exhibition at the Metro Gallery.  Barry Fitzgerald owner of Metro gallery, generously organised a private screening of the film at the Village Gold Class cinema at the Jam Factory.

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L to R Anna Hewgill, John Olsen, Anika Ekholm

l to r  Anna Hewgill,  John Olsen,  Anika Ekholm

Tony Williams,  Jacinta Cavalot,  Ken McGregor, Carlos Barrios

Tony Williams,  Jacinta Cavalot,  Ken McGregor,  Carlos Barrios,  Anika Ekholm


The cinema had reclining sofa seats separated by tables complete with glasses of Moet.

Village screening Tony

Director Tony Williams introduced the film

John Olsen also spoke at the screening.

John Olsen speaks.

John Olsen speaks.

On the 25th June, Metro Gallery held an exhibition of John’s paintings and launched  a book of Olsen’s drawings by Ken McGregor and the DVD of The King Sun.

DVDs The KIng Sun

DVDs The KIng Sun


John Olsen 'sspeech.

John Olsen’s speech.