Guest writer Simon Hunt reflects on the short films of Stephen Cummins, which the NFSA has remastered and restored and will premiere as part of the Mardi Gras Film Festival during Sydney WorldPride.
This short film by Stephen Cummins deals with homophobia and misogyny.
This clip is a short excerpt from the Stephen Cummins film Elevation (1989).
Short experimental film that examines the way that fine art and fashion photography draw from cultural representations — an act of both reading and writing - Stephen saw the act o
John Brady looks at the early experimental films of Phillip Noyce including music festival documentary 'Good Afternoon' (1971).
An old woman is pushed in a wheelchair by her Aboriginal daughter (Marcia Langton) along a trail lined with rocks. They come to a stop by an outside toilet. The Aboriginal woman waits.
A mother sits holding her daughter, cradling her on her lap. A soft light falls over them. Beyond the light is darkness.
A pair of frail, gnarled feet. The Aboriginal daughter (Marcia Langton) on her hands and knees, gently washes her white mother’s arthritic feet.
During the 1970s and early 80s, women filmmakers won new opportunities to tell stories which, until then, had gone largely untold.
Christopher Fulham writes about the video artworks he created for use in Arc cinema. The public launch of his work takes place at Arc cinema on 21 July at 5.30pm.