Daily Program: February

Date information01-28 February
9:15am - 5:00pm (weekdays only)
Location informationArc Cinema and NFSA Theatrette
Event costFREE (no booking required)

Over summer, our free weekday screening program at the NFSA in Canberra showcases classic Australian films featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits. Starstruck is an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery jointly developed by NFSA and Portrait Gallery curators. Screenings include a filmed introduction from NFSA curators about the historical background to each production.

 

Program

Forty Thousand Horsemen (1946 | 85mins | G |D: Charles Chauvel) (pictured)

Chips Rafferty leads a team of Australian Lighthorsemen in the days leading up to the events at Beersheba in the First World War.
 

Sons of Matthew (1949 | 107mins | PG |D: Charles Chauvel)

Chauvel’s epic film about the pioneer spirit of a family taming the Queensland forest that will become their home.
 

Tall Timbers (1937 | 89mins | PG |D: Ken G Hall)

Competing timber cutters are rivals for the women in their lives as well as contracts for their lumber.