Kaleidoscope hosts a regular program of film parties, discussions - sometimes with special guests - especially exploring spirituality, ecology, arts, education and more.

The purpose of Kaleidoscope is to strengthen the community of Cultural Creatives in our area. Together, we will broaden our awareness, explore new directions, be educated on topical issues and celebrate our cultural diversity. Kaleidoscope is presented by Michael Ney of Eagle Spirit Media.

Kaleidoscope's Themes

1. Cultural Creatives
An emerging social movement promoting arts, education, spirituality and ecology.
2. Movies, Musicals and Mayhem
Presenting classics to modern masterpieces with background discussion.
3. Behind The Scenes
Exploring movie production, actors, cinematographers, directors and others.
4. Stranger Than Fiction
Discoveries of other worldly beings and hybrids and the apparent intersection of spirituality and ecology.

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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls

Behind The Scenes

Exploring movie production, actors, cinematographers, directors and others.

Wed 28 Feb 2018

@ The Marketplace Cafe - 55 Maple Street (cnr Myrtle St) Maleny

A documentary film night

Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start

This week we'll explore the 60’s Hollywood film industry with Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And Rock 'N Roll Generation Saved Hollywood is a book written by Peter Biskind published in 1998. The documentary of Easy Riders, Raging Bulls directed by Kenneth Bowser, narrated by actor William H. Macy begins in the 1960s and ends in the 1980s. Tonight's program will focus on late 60s, early 70s. Mid 60's Hollywood is on the brink of the Vietnam War and the "movie brats", a select group of Hollywood film directors, are getting their careers off the ground. Roger Corman (The Trip), king of the B-movies, provided a gateway for people like Dennis Hopper (Easy Rider), Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show), Ron Howard (Cocoon), Martin Scorsese (Mean Streets, Taxi Driver), Francis Ford Coppola (Dementia 13, The Godfather) and George Lucas (THX 1138, American Grafitti). Others such as Roman Polanski (Rosemary's Baby), Sam Peckinpah (The Wild Bunch), actor/ director Warren Beatty, and Robert Altmann (MASH ) are included too. Vintage clips of the directors, actors and producers who defined the movement; original interviews with directors Arthur Penn (Bonnie and Clyde) and John Milius (writer of Dirty Harry, Apocalypse Now), actors such as Peter Fonda and Richard Dreyfus and more; also includes Roman Polanski's emotional press conference after the murder of his actress wife Sharon Tate. Also a few clips will be shown from "A Decade Under the Influence" - a similar study of filmmaking in the 60's and 70's... and more!

Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start.
Drinks and selected food served at cafe till 8pm.
All welcome. Please tell your friends!

Tickets are available online at www.53maple.com.au



Either pay $12 at the door - or online as per links for each event. Tickets are transferable... ie you may give them to other people to use at any Kaleidoscope event in the future. If you'd like to attend please email your RSVP by email via our Contact Page.

The Marketplace Cafe

The Venue

The Marketplace Cafe
55 Maple Street, Maleny, QLD, 4552 (Corner of Myrtle St)

Each Wednesday night we will open at 6.30pm for 7pm program start. Please don't be late. There's plenty of parking nearby.

The Marketplace Cafe is home to organic coffee, gourmet savouries and guilt free sweets! Check out our organic fresh produce, garden centre, handcrafted woodwork and much more!

About Cultural Creatives

Sherry Ruth Anderson and Paul H. Ray (authors of The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing the World) gives the term "Integral Culture" to the growing subculture also referred to as transmodernism, and which he refers to as the "Cultural Creatives". They are concerned with ecological sustainability and in the case of a core group have a commitment to personal and spiritual development.More info:

About Michael Ney

My professional experience covers many areas of media production in both creative and project management roles over three decades. Beyond being a filmmaker and digital media producer my career features stills photography and photojournalism, multimedia presentations and live events, social media, web development and print publishing. A new focus on ‘Cultural Creatives’ - eg art and artists, eco-business, healthy lifestyles and promoting a sustainable future - is also my latest passion. In practical terms I offer video production work and digital media consultancy across social media marketing, film/television and commercial advertising. See more at: eaglespiritmedia.com