Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits Program
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.
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
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
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
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
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.