Dir. Clayton Jacobson, English, Australia
Thu 11 September 2014 // 19:30 / Cinema
Advance Tickets available from here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/284576
"None are less visible than those we decide not to see" - Stadtler Lewis
From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-loos to them all. Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society's machinery; a knight in shining overalls taking care of business with his faithful 'Splashdown' crew.With fly-on-the-wall honesty and wit, 'KENNY' lifts the lid on one of Australia's roughest diamonds as he juggles family tensions, fatherhood and sewage with charm, humour and unflinching dignity. "It takes a certain kind of person to do what I do… No-one's ever impressed; no-one's ever fascinated… If you're a fireman, all the kids will want to jump on the back of the truck and follow you to a fire. There's going to be no kids willing to do that with me. So, I don't do it to impress people - it's a job, it's my trade, and I actually think I'm pretty good at it." - Kenny Smyth Part philosopher, part comedian. I'd love to be able to say "I plumb toilets" and have someone say "Now that is something I've always wanted to do".
“Few could fail to love Kenny, a blue-collar hero who keeps smiling even whilst up to his neck in the brown stuff”
-Stella Papamichael BBC