Sung Into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984–94

 

Preserving Western Australian art appealed to Janet and Robert Holmes à Court and the collection they created reflects decades of considered research. ‘Sung Into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984–94’ profiles the works by eight Indigenous artists, drawn from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. Janet Holmes à Court will be in Brisbane for the Opening Weekend…

Werner Herzog explores humanity

The Australian Cinémathèque’s free Werner Herzog cinema program continues with a selection of films that showcase the director’s ability to explore both the darkness and adventurous spirit within humanity. On Friday 21 July 2017, two of Herzog’s esteemed collaborations with the tempestuous actor Klaus Kinski will be screened. At 6.00pm, see his adaptation of the…

Italian Horror comes to the GOMA Cinema

We’re delighted to announce that the Australian Cinémathèque and Brisbane Festival present a month of Italian Horror with our new program ‘Gothic, Giallo, Gore: Masters of Italian Horror’, which will screen between 8 September – 1 October 2017 at the GOMA Cinemas. This program will celebrate the works of the three most prominent figures in…

The Avengers

Known as ‘Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’, the Avengers are an ensemble cast of Super Heroes. Featuring a roster of characters, the Avengers defend the world in spectacular battles and clash with wily villains. Central to the ‘The Avengers’ room in ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ are the costumes of the members of the team: charismatic genius–billionaire–playboy philanthropist…

Namatjira story

Albert Namatjira (28 July 1902 – 8 August 1959) was a Western Arrernte-speaking Aboriginal artist from the MacDonnell Ranges, west of Alice Springs in Central Australia. His Western-style landscapes, different from traditional Aboriginal art, made him a celebrated pioneer of contemporary Indigenous Australian art in the 1950s and the most famous Indigenous Australian of his generation.…

Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)

‎Facing an extra-dimensional threat, S.H.I.E.L.D. calls together its high-powered heroes, assembled under writer–director Joss Whedon, to counter power-hungry Loki’s bid to steal the Tesseract. Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, retrieves erstwhile Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) from India, cynical Tony Stark is brought in, and recently awakened Steve Rogers is given his first contemporary mission, while…