Lost Cinema

The Australian Cinémathèque’s program of once-lost films begins Sunday 5 February 2017 with the launch of our free ‘Lost Cinema: Queensland Discoveries’. Join film treasure hunter Joel Archer for a lively In-Conversation, followed by screenings of two short Italian melodramas which he helped rediscover. The print of Angelo Che Redime (The Redeeming Angel) 1913 was found almost entirely…

This Land is Mine | This Land is Me

For GOMA Turns 10, the Gallery’s Australian Cinémathèque presents an international program of films that explore how we see, feel about and use the natural world. Cinematically spectacular and emotionally charged, these films will stay with you long after the credits have rolled. This Land is Mine | This Land is Me screens at GOMA until…

For one time only ‘Ruin–Live’ reinterpretes the impressionistic fable

Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s films are portraits of trauma and survival. Straddling a space somewhere between the real and unimaginable, his work is characterised by its combination of highly authored realist narratives with imagery that is raw, fragile, violent, impressionistic — and oftentimes staggeringly beautiful. Award-winning filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson and internationally acclaimed composer Oren Ambarchi present ‘Ruin…

Smells like music cinema

Last Friday Peter McKay was guest DJ on 4ZZZ’s Friday Neon to play some classic songs that inspired Get What You Want: Music Cinema – the current film program at QAGOMA. Check out his ten songs and their matching sessions now showing at the Australian Cinémathèque. 01 | Bob Marley | Soul Shakedown Party Watch Marley 2012 M…

You can(’t) always get what you want

Making reference to the Rolling Stones classic ‘You can’t always get what you want’, from the 1969 album Let It Bleed, our Get What You Want film program now showing at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA until 2 October 2016 flashes forwards through five decades of music, surveying the lives and experiences of its composers, performers and fans. Get What…

Our top 5 music cinema films

After month on month of watching 100s of music themed films,  curator Peter McKay selected 28 documentaries and dramas to feature in Get What You Want: Music Cinema. This is his personal top five films of the program. WHAT WOULD YOUR TOP FIVE LOOK LIKE?Let us know in comments Presented in conjunction with the Brisbane…