Melbourne | DADo Film Season: New Town Utopia / August 15th

DADo Film Season:

New Town Utopia

Wed August 15th @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm

DADo film nights are a great way to experience an evening at Walsh Street. Guests are welcome to tour the house at 6.30pm for half an hour before the speaker and film commences at 7pm

The film season runs monthly from April to September, showing 6 films across the season. Subscriptions to the DADo film society are available here.

New Town Utopia

2017, Dir. Christopher Ian Smith, 81 mins, English.

New Town Utopia is a documentary feature about utopian dreams and concrete realities… the challenging, funny, and sometimes tragic story of the British new town of Basildon, Essex.

A journey of memory, place and performance guided by the artists, musicians and poets of Basildon. Facing austerity, adversity and personal battles they are individuals driven by their creative spirit to improve their community through art, poetry, music… and some rather angry puppets.

Print and image courtesy of

Trailer HERE


  • Subscribers’ booking for individual sessions is free and will be opened two weeks prior to the scheduled screening date.
    Booking in advance is essential as capacity is strictly limited.
  • Availability of guest bookings will be announced on our Booking page and our social media outlets.


Wed August 15th
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm


Robin Boyd Foundation
290 Walsh St
Melbourne, VIC 3141 Australia