Cinema

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Arthur Stree­ton, Ge­orge Lambert, Nora Hey­sen, Olive Cot­ton, Max Du­pain, The Aus­tralian’s Bill Leak, Garry Shead and Guan Wei fea­ture in this ex­hi­bi­tion of works which “ex­plores rep­re­sen­ta­tions of the hu­man form and no­tions of gen­der through a range of me­dia and styles.” Sub­ject mat­ter ranges from Aus­tralia’s im­mi­gra­tion and in­dige­nous poli­cies and chal­leng­ing gen­der stereo­types, to de­pic­tions of so­cial scenes at Manly Beach. Spear The first fea­ture film from Ban­garra Dance Theatre is an adap­ta­tion of one of the com­pany’s con­tem­po­rary dance pieces, fol­low­ing a young man seek­ing to rec­on­cile the an­cient tra­di­tions of out­back Aus­tralia with the moder­nity of Syd­ney. Di­rec­tor Stephen Page will take part in a Q & A tonight at 8pm. Na­tional Film and Sound Ar­chive of Aus­tralia, McCoy Cir­cuit, Ac­ton. To­day, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 6pm and 8pm. Tick­ets: $12-$14. Book­ings: 1800 067 274 or on­line. Un­til March 23.

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