ART AND SOUL: BITTER AND SWEET

ART AND SOUL: BITTER AND SWEET

SATURDAY SCREENINGS
Sat
3
Sat Jul 3 2:00 PM

Arc Cinema
General Admission
75 Mins
July
Sat Jul 3

1990|35mm | AUS | D:Warwick Thornton 

A free film screening of Art and Soul: Bitter and Sweet, directed by Warwick Thornton, written and narrated by Hetti Perkin. This documentary focuses on artists such as Tommy McRae (Kwatkwat people), Albert Namatjira (Western Arrarnta people), and Mervyn Bishop (Murri people).

The screening will be preceded by short film Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy by Tracey Moffat, which will be screened from a 35mm film print from the NFSA Collection.

An exhibition focusing on the life and work of Mervyn Bishop is currently open at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.

Tracey Moffat is featured in the National Gallery’s Know My Name initiative that celebrates all
women artists.

Art and Soul: Bitter and Sweet is 55 minutes rated PG, parental guidance is recommended. Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy is 19 minutes and rated G.

SATURDAY SCREENINGS
Saturday Screenings is a free program of film screenings on the first weekend of each month, presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Australia and hosted at the National Gallery of Australia or National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Please check your ticket to confirm venue. Sessions from June to September will take place in Arc Cinema, at the NFSA, screening from 35mm film prints from the NFSA Collection.
July
Sat Jul 3

Arc Cinema

1 McCoy Circuit Acton, Australian Capital Territory, 2601