The final years of Sydney Swans legend Adam Goodes’ extraordinary career will be brought to life in a film to premiere at the Sydney Film Festival in June.
The Sydney Film Festival has announced THE FINAL QUARTER will headline the event being held between June 5-16 in Sydney.
Goodes, whose football resume reads: 372 games, 464 goals, two-time Brownlow Medallist, two-time premiership player, four-time All-Australian, three-time Bob Skilton Medallist, Sydney Swans Hall of Fame Legend, Indigenous Team of the Century member and Australian of the Year, was a champion player and an Indigenous leader.
In the final years of his career, the cheers turned to boos.
Using archival footage only, THE FINAL QUARTER reveals the incidents that provoked heated media commentary and divided the nation.
The film is a philanthropic initiative from award-winning production company, Shark Island Institute.
Shark Island Institute has funded the production of THE FINAL QUARTER from internal sources and will be gifting the film for public use around the nation.
Tickets to the Sydney Film Festival go on sale on May 8. For more details, please click here.