CURATORS’ TOUR with Penelope Grist, Jennifer Coombes and photographer Matt Nettheim
Thursday 11 October, 1 – 2pm
Join us in the gallery for a tour of Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits with exhibition co-curators Penelope Grist, Assistant Curator, National Portrait Gallery, and Jennifer Coombes, Curator of Documents and Artefacts, National Film and Sound Archive.
Penelope and Jennifer will be joined by South Australian photographer Matt Nettheim, who worked on films including The Babadook, Rabbit-Proof Fence and The Tracker.
A collaborative project between the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Portrait Gallery, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits reveals never-before-seen stories of Australian cinema. Through photographic portraits, candid behind-the-scenes shots, rare film posters, casting books and original costumes, Starstruck celebrates the past and present of Australian film including watershed moments in cinema and iconic visions of Australian life.
Location: Samstag Museum of Art