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Car tyres slashed at performance of ‘Holding the Man’

Car tyres slashed at performance of ‘Holding the Man’

Patrons and cast members attending a performance of the play Holding The Man had their car tires slashed while they were inside a community theatre in Sydney. The Lane Cove Theatre’s production of is a sell out, but the show appears to have been targeted by people opposed to the play’s homosexual love story. On Saturday […]

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Remembering the Man: catch the doco about Tim and John

Remembering the Man: catch the doco about Tim and John

The story of Timothy Conigrave and his partner John Caleo has captivated Australian audiences since Tim’s posthumous autobiography ‘Holding the Man’ was released in 1995. The true story of two young guys who fell in love while they were students at a Catholic High School, has gone on to be a bestselling book, a successful […]

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WAAC present Holding The Man with Ryan Corr

Last night the WA Aids Council and Luna Palace Cinemas held a very special premiere screening of ‘Holding The Man’ with a Q&A session and book signing with lead actor Ryan Corr. The film, based on the well-known memoir of Australian author Timothy Conigrave, is a story of great love and loss that lays bare […]

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Craig Stott on the humanity of Holding The Man

Craig Stott on the humanity of Holding The Man

Author, actor and activist Timothy Conigrave’s magnum opus ‘Holding the Man’ is a hallmark of Australian literature. Originally released in 1995, the memoir recounts Conigrave’s journey – the great joy of love and infinite pain of loss, following his turbulent relationship with high-school sweetheart, footy team captain John Caleo as they face life’s challenges as […]

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Tony Abbott urged to see ‘Holding the Man’

Tony Abbott urged to see ‘Holding the Man’

Ryan Corr, the star of the new Australian film ‘Holding the Man’ has described the Prime Minister’s attitude towards marriage equality as “archaic”. Corr has suggest the PM would benefit from seeing the film adaptation of Timothy Conigrave’s best selling memoir. Corr plays Conigrave in the film. “It’s disappointing Tony Abbott could have had the […]

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WATCH: Holding the Man Trailer

One of Australia’s most loved stories has been adapted to film and the anticipation of it’s release is huge. Timothy Conigrave’s memoir ‘Holding the Man’ is a queer favourite, and the epic love story is now a feature film. It’ll be hitting our cinema screens on August 27th. Since it’s publication the book has been […]

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Holding the Man Cast Announced

Holding the Man Cast Announced

The cast for the film version of ‘Holding the Man’ has been announced. ‘Packed to the Rafters’ star Ryan Corr is set to play author Tim Conigrave, while Craig Stott, best known for his role in ‘East of Everything’ will portray Conigrave’s partner John Caleo. Conigrave’s best selling autobiography charts the couple’s journey over fifteen […]

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Holding the Man to Become a Feature Film

Holding the Man to Become a Feature Film

Screen Australia has announced funding to turn Tim Conigrave’s heartbreaking memoir ‘Holding the Man’ into a feature film. The autobiography written by Australian actor Tim Conigrave was first published in 1995. The book was released just a few months after Conigrave died of an AIDS related illness. The story recounts Conigrave’s youth in Melbourne and […]

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