In Queer Time: Lizzie Borden, director ‘Born in Flames’ in conversation

In conjunction with ‘Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art’, participating artist Callum McGrath has curated the free film program ‘In Queer Time’ screening in the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA from 12 to 24 August 2022. McGrath spoke with Lizzie Borden, the director of Born in Flames 1983 about her film. ‘Born in Flames’ screens 6PM on Friday 12…

Celebrating women and film

The Australian Cinémathèque at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) intertwines three new cinema programs celebrating women filmmakers — ‘The Power and Passion of Jane Campion’, ‘Larisa Shepitko: The Poetry of Perseverance’, and ‘Women Make Film’. RELATED: 5 film suggestions to watch  The Power and Passion of Jane Campion ‘The Power and Passion of Jane…

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…