Classic '80s film 'Puberty Blues' airs to aid
Fundraiser for Beyond Blue mental support and aid 13 October - Bondi Pavilion
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 11 October, 2012 : - - Special tribute screening of the original 1981 film 'Puberty Blues' will go off at the Bondi Pavilion in memory of Nell Schofield's co-star Jad Capelja who suffered from schizophrenia and tragically took her life a few years ago. Her story (along with Nell's) was screened in an episode of Australian Story recently. Beyond Blue is thrilled to be the beneficiary charity for the night which aims to not only celebrate Jad's life but to raise awareness of mental illness and depression. This year Beyond Blue are especially focusing on youth depression, bullying and LGBT issues for young people. This week is National Mental Health Week in Australia.
Tony Hughes (who played the original Danny) has agreed to perform with his excellent reggae band King Tide and we have 2 incredible DJs playing - Annabelle Gaspar and Avra Cybele.
We have some of the Actors from the Channel 10 TV Series Puberty Blues - Dan Wyllie (Roger Knight), Brenna Harding (Sue Knight) & Sean Keenan (Gary) We also have a silent auction with some incredible items: Tickets to Mardi Gras, Bulgari Silk Scarf, Season pass to the Tamarama Rock Surfers Theatre Co., Softtech Softboard, Hurley 4D Boardshorts, some incredible Artworks by Australian Artists Annabelle Gaspar, Lionel Bawden, Reg Mombassa, Lina Bausch, Surf Equipment, DVDs and more.
The venue is the Bondi Pavilion Theatre, the balcony and the full operational bar in the foyer thanks to the generosity of the Tamarama Rock Surfers Theatre Company.
Tickets are available now online.
BEYOND PUBERTY BLUES
A special tribute night in memory of Jad Capelja.
a Screening of the 1981 film
Cast members from the original 1981 film and the 2012 Channel 10 TV series DJs
and heaps more!
Tickets $28 from Tamarama Rock Surfers (rocksurfers.org) All proceeds go to Beyond Blue
October 13, 2012
Source: Kate Hoffacker
Author: The Editors
Tags: Nell Schofield, Jad Capelja, Mental Health