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Family Film Festival - H is for Happiness (24 Jan)

Get to know Candice Phee – a wonderfully honest 12-year-old who is determined to bring her family back from the brink.


About this Event


For ages 10+, Rated PG

Based on the award-winning book, My Life as an Alphabet by Barry Jonsberg, this imaginative Australian film will make you laugh, cry and cheer with delight.

Watch the trailer.

Parental guidance: Adult themes of death, grief, mental health, family conflict; some coarse language; main character labelled as Autistic and ‘Special Needs’ by other characters. Detailed parental guidance provided by The Australia Council on Children and Media can be found on their website.


Each group ticket is for 2-8 people, including a minimum of 1 adult. To maintain social distancing you will be seated with the members of your group. Before booking your ticket you might like to plan to bring a friend (or 3!) to make the most of your experience. Please be sure to arrive 15mins before the scheduled start time to allow time to check-in in accordance with our conditions of entry.

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Please note the following conditions of entry before your visit to State Library:

1) You will not be able to enter State Library if:

  • You currently have COVID-19.
  • You have been told to quarantine.
  • You are unwell or are displaying COVID-19 or cold/flu symptoms, no matter how mild.
  • You have been in contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • You have returned from overseas travel in the last 14 days.
  • You have returned from a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days.

2) Use the hand sanitiser provided before you enter.

3) Your details will be requested via our booking systems, and this information may be forwarded to Queensland Health if necessary for COVID-19 contact tracing procedures.

4) You must leave the building following your booking to allow for spaces to be sanitised in between sessions.

5) Keep 1.5 metres away from others at all times.

6) Only EFTPOS transactions are available at this time (no cash accepted).

The conditions may be subject to change.

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