Wurlitzer brings ‘The Mystery of the Eiffel Tower’ back to life

Screening alongside ‘The Art of the Heist’ cinema program, tickets are now on sale for Le Mystère de la Tour Eiffel (The Mystery of the Eiffel Tower) 1928, a newly digitally restored film from a sole surviving nitrate film print. The thrilling caper will be presented with live musical accompaniment from David Bailey on the Gallery’s…

Museums in heist films

‘The Art of the Heist’ film program has begun, and some classic crime stories are unfolding. What better way to delve into the program with some juicy heist scandals set in art museums? RELATED: The heist: Cinema’s most beloved crime subgenre In How to Steal a Million, the interior of the fictitious Musée Kléber-Lafayette was…

Australian Next Wave Cinema

As part of ‘The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10) Cinema program ‘Australian Next Wave’, we’re excited to present the Australian premiere of David Easteal’s debut feature film The Plains 2022. The Plains is a mesmerising meditation on the tidal rhythms of life. The film takes place almost exclusively within a car driven…

5 animations that take you on an unexpected journey

From psychedelic backyards and throbbing underground raves to rural life and the stillness of personal reflection, these five animations take you on a diverse array of unexpected journeys. ‘The Magic Arts: Australian Animation from the 1970s to Now’ is a major survey of the last five decades of animation in Australia highlighting works from commercial…

5 Incredible film performances by untrained actors

The Australian Cinémathèque program ‘Under the Radar’ celebrates unseen cinema from Asia Pacific filmmaking highlighting hidden gems from regions that produce a very small number of feature films each year. Drawing on the past ten years, ‘Under the Radar’ includes works from Macau, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Tibet, Samoa, Kyrgyzstan and more. The films reveal cinematic…