Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits Program

Date information10 November-04 March
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Location informationArc Cinema
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Main image: Abbie Cornish as Heidi. Photograph by Matt Nettheim. Film: Somersault, 2004. NFSA, courtesy Red Carpet Productions.   

From 10 November to 4 March 2018, the National Portrait Gallery will feature an exhibition jointly developed by NFSA and Portrait Gallery curators. Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits brings to life over 100 years of Australian cinema stories through the lens of the stills photographer on the film set.

Our supporting program of films and events across this period brings you the famous faces and behind-the-scenes stories of some classic Australian films.

Download the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits program of events (PDF).

Learn more and book tickets for Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery.

 

Program

November

NFSA Restores: Proof - 9 November, 2:00 pm

Live forever in the Kinora - 10 November, 6:00 pm

The Broken Melody - 10 November, 7:00 pm

Love and Other Catastrophes - 15 November, 7:00 pm

NFSA Restores Celia - 17 November, 7:00pm

Don't Call Me Girlie + Jewelled Nights - 29 November, 6:00 pm

Rangle River - 29 November, 8:00 pm

Overlooked hero: the film stills photographer - 30 November, 6:00 pm

Lovers and Luggers - 30 November, 7:00 pm

 

December

Rabbit-Proof Fence - 6 December, 7:00pm

Film composer Bruce Smeaton - 8 December, from 6:00pm

The Last Wave - 13 December, 7:00pm

The Tracker - 15 December, 6:00pm

Tracks - 22 December, 7:00pm

 

January

The FJ Holden + The Big Steal + Love the Beast - 3 January, from 1:00pm

Chips Rafferty double feature - 4 January, from 2:00pm

Jindabyne + Somersault - 5 January, from 3:00pm

Archetypes and fashion - 6 January, 3:00pm

NFSA Restores Starstruck - 6 January, 4:00pm

The Sapphires - 7 January, 3:00pm

Caddie - 8 January, 3:00pm

The Getting of Wisdom - 9 January, 3:00pm

Olivier Fontenay – The Colour of Moulin Rouge! - 10 January, 3:00pm

Moulin Rouge! - 10 January, 4:00pm

Picnic at Hanging Rock + The Dressmaker - 11 January, from 3:00pm

Strictly Ballroom - 12 January, 4:00pm

In Conversation: Richard Lowenstein - 13 January, 3:30pm

Dogs in Space - 13 January, 4:30pm

NFSA Restores The Cheaters - 14 January, 3:00pm

The Silence of Dean Maitland - 15 January, 3:00pm

Paradise Road - 16 January, 3:00pm

The Original Mermaid + Million Dollar Mermaid - 17 January, 3:00pm

The Evolution of the Australian actor - 18 January, 3:00pm

Captain Blood - 18 January, 4:00pm

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - 19 January, 3:00pm

Two Hands + I Am Heath Ledger - 21 January, 2:00pm

Beautiful Kate - 24 January, 7:00pm

We Don't Need a Map - 27 January to 3 February, check session times

Samson and Delilah - 28 January, 3:00pm

 

February

Russell Mulcahy - 7 February, 7:00pm

Winter of Our Dreams - 14 February, 7:00pm

Night Cries + BeDevil - 21 February, 7:00pm

Dad and Dave Come to Town - 23 February, 7:00pm

Stars in the Suburbs - 25 February, 1:30pm

Thank God He Met Lizzie - 28 February, 7:00pm

 

March

The Uniquely Australia Squatter's Daughter - 7 March, 6:00pm

The Squatter's Daughter - 7 March, 7:00pm

NFSA Restores My Brilliant Career - 12 March, 6:00pm

 

Follow the link for events in our Fashion and Costume Week.

Follow the link for information about the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.