Thursday 9 June - Tuesday 14 June 2005
Holy men in tights! Feature films, TV episodes, animations and introductory talks featuring all your action-packed favourites.
Whether human or god, born or created, product of nature or creature of science, superheroes and supervillains have existed as cultural icons for centuries. Why have they endured? How have they transformed over the decades? What is their cultural or mythic function?
The program coincides with a major international conference hosted by the Cinema Studies Program at the University of Melbourne (Thursday 9 June - Sunday 12 June) including a fancy dress ball (Saturday 11 June).
Curated by Lisa Pieroni, with assistance from Angela Ndalianis, Lucy Wright and Malcolm Turner.
Full $13 Concession $10
Season pass (any 6 sessions) Full $60 Concession $48
Presented with the Cinema Studies Program, University of Melbourne.