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Melting into Air is coming to the Australian Cinémathèque at GOMA this month!

‘Melting into Air’ illustrates the possibilities – and impossibilities – of capturing air on screen. These films consider the environmental consequences of mass industrialisation and the sublime potential of natural phenomena, humanity’s dreams of taking to the skies and the exquisite mechanics of respiration, the hidden mysteries within deep fogs and the transformative power of the invisible world around us.   //   This cinema program brings together films ...

‘Air’ is coming to GOMA this November!

Presented across the entire ground floor of GOMA, ‘Air’ features Collection favourites including Ron Mueck’s monumental human sculpture In bed, Anthony McCall’s solid-light installation Crossing and Jonathan Jones’ lyrical evocation of wind, breath and bird call, untitled (giran).   //   Tomás Saraceno’s floating work Drift: A cosmic web of thermodynamic rhythms anchors the exhibition with a sequence of 13 large suspended spheres, partly mirrored and partly ...

The Flying Fists of Joyce Godenzi is coming to The Australian Cinémathèque!

In a brief but unforgettable career, Joyce Godenzi established herself as a consistently electric presence in a variety of film genres – most notably as a stylishly skilful star of some of Hong Kong’s premier action films. Born in Hong Kong in 1965, Godenzi initially found fame upon winning the 1984 Miss Hong Kong pageant. She parlayed this newfound celebrity into an acting career with roles in Lam Ngai Kai’s The Ghost Snatchers 1986 and The Seventh Curse 1986, before her breakth...

Still Lives is now playing at GOMA!

From the macabre to the magnificent, the films included in this program delve into varying cinematic ruminations on life; its creation, preservation, and ultimate transfiguration.   //   Selected titles include: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover 1989 (Peter Greenaway), Flux Gourmet 2022 (Peter Strickland), Death Becomes Her 1992 (Robert Zemeckis), Still Life 2006 (Jia Zhangke), 24 Frames 2017 (Abbas Kiarostami), A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence ...

Still Life Now Exhibition is now open at GOMA!

By approaching the still life as a platform for transformative thinking and new conversations, the artists bring together themes of preservation, stillness, transformation and opulence across painting, sculpture and time-based media to engage with contemporary cultural and political issues and promote social change.   //   The exhibition will be accompanied by a screening program at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA. Still Life Now Exhibition GOMA, Brisbane 24 ...

The Cinema of Tibet is coming to GOMA this month!

While Tibet has often been the subject of many factual and fiction productions by filmmakers based outside of the region, it was not until the early 2000s that a local filmmaking culture gathered momentum. For a film producing region with a very young history, Tibet boasts a groundswell of contemporary practitioners emerging that are creating rich and accomplished films. The films in ‘The Cinema of Tibet’ are crafted both within the Tibetan region and by filmmakers in exile. Often ...

The Films of Federico Fellini are coming to GOMA this month!

Inspired by the authenticity of Italian neorealism, Fellini infused his early films with poeticism and humour. His later works delve into memory and dreams, reflecting his larger-than-life persona realised through grand and fantastical visions grounded in social critique and an exploration of humanity. Fellini is cited as one of the most influential directors in cinema history and is a highly awarded filmmaker with honours from Cannes and Venice International Film Festivals as well as ...

In Queer Time is coming to GOMA this August

The program brings together a selection of films which delve into these three areas. The first key reoccurring theme in the program is notions of family time, both biological and chosen. Woven throughout some of the films are the complicated relationships between queerness and motherhood. In some examples we encounter tense, complex and traumatic depictions of motherhood. In others, we are faced with figures who fulfill or take on matriarchal roles. Another important idea is that queer ...

Women Make Film – A New Road Movie Through Cinema is screening at GOMA this month!

Executive produced by Tilda Swinton – who also serves as a narrator, alongside noted actors such as Jane Fonda, Kerry Fox and Thandie Newton – Women Make Film is an engaging and entertaining survey that opens audiences’ eyes to the powerful work produced by women in a frequently male-dominated industry. Women Make Film - A New Road Movie Through Cinema 3 July - 7 August 2022 GOMA, Brisbane www.qagoma.qld.gov.au

The Power and Passion of Jane Campion retrospective is coming to GOMA

Winner of multiple Academy Awards and the first female filmmaker to be awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, her films have been celebrated for their unique vision and subversive portrayals of women rejecting the strictures of their societies. This program presents all of Campion’s features to date, along with a curated selection of her short films. After studying filmmaking at Sydney’s Australian Film, Television and Radio School in the early 1980s, the success of ...