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This is a film about two comedians. Maung Thura, better known as Zarganar, is Burma’s greatest living comic. Relentlessly victimised by the Burmese military junta, he is now in prison. Michael Mittermeier, in stark contrast, is free to practise his art of humour and provocation as one of Germany’s leading stand up comedians.

5:30pm (for 6 pm start).

Lecture Theatre 93, Level 3, RMIT Building 56, Queensberry St, Carlton. $10.

Tickets can be purchased on the door or online at OAB.

Organised by Burma Campaign Australia.

Artist Geoff Bromilow was in New York in September 2011 where he documented peace rallies as well as destruction, hoping that people may see a different view of the city from that the mainstream media have portrayed.

MAPW's Vice-President Dr Jenny Grounds will speak at the launch and photographic exhibition.

The photographs are on display through September.

Melbourne City Library Gallery, First Floor, 253 Flinders Lane, City.

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has initiated dance workshops at City Square to try and get rid of Occupy Melbourne. It's time for a dance-off.

City Square, cnr Collins & Swanston Sts, City.

Saturday, November 8

Be inspired by a nation with vision and hope despite tragedy, betrayal, murder, torture and violence. Be entertained and informed, great music, amazing people, footage inside West Papua. 2pm. St Luke’s Uniting Church, 94 Essex Rd, Mt Waverly. $10. Proceeds to campaigns to free West Papuan political prisoners.

Saturday, May 28

7pm. Kurdish Democratic Community Centre of Victoria, 36 Fawkner Rd, Pascoe Vale. All welcome.

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