Unclassified 18+
Charles Atlas, 93 mins, USA/Denmark, 2012, Digital Betacam. Source: Cat&Docs.


A collaboration between special Melbourne Festival guest Antony Hegarty (Antony and the Johnsons) and video artist Charles Atlas, Turning is a spellbinding opus on the nature of beauty and alienation.

In 2006, enigmatic singer Antony Hegarty teamed up with legendary dance filmmaker Charles Atlas to create a new concert series. An audio-visual investigation into gender and beauty, Turning drew together Antony's soaring music, Atlas's transformative visuals and the life stories of 13 New York women.

Bold and uplifting, this film shines a light on Hegarty and Atlas's unique relationship and collaboration during their European tour. Part documentary, part artwork, part concert film, Turning records a utopian dream of femininity from the New York underground.

A Q&A with Antony and guests will follow the screening.

Dates   Tue 16 Oct 2012, 7.30pm
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