Behind the Lens: Up Close on Film
Get a glimpse of the photographers behind the camera with these documentaries about two of the artists featured in Heide Museum of Modern Art's Up Close
3.30pmGirl In A Mirror MKathy Drayton, 2005, Australia, 55mins, Courtesy: Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
Kathy Drayton's award-winning film offers a vibrant portrait of the counterculture of 1970s Sydney and Melbourne as seen through the eyes of the iconic Australian portrait photographer Carol Jerrems.
The screening is introduced with a short talk by Natalie King, curator of Up Close: Carol Jerrems with Larry Clark, Nan Goldin and William Yang, and is followed by a Q&A with the film's director Kathy Drayton chaired by Natalie King.
Intermission: 25 mins
Tony Ayres, 1999, Australia, 52mins, Courtesy: Screen Australia
A moving and unforgettable filmic adaptation of William Yang's acclaimed stage performance, Sadness, as told by celebrated Australian filmmaker Tony Ayres (The Home Song Stories, Walking on Water).
The screening is introduced with a short talk by Jason Smith, Director of Heide Museum of Modern Art, and is followed by a Q&A with the film's director Tony Ayres and artist William Yang chaired by Jason Smith.
Presented by Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Heide Museum of Modern Art in association with the Melbourne International Arts Festival