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The Wizard of Oz

How the spectacle of cinema has left audiences astonished by its magic over the past century - from the wonder of Technicolor and the breaking of taboos to the miracle of seeing the world in miniature.

Thursday 4 - Sunday 14 January
Full $13 Concession $10
Six session pass: Full $60, Concession $48

Curated by Kristy Matheson and Saige Walton 

Presented to coincide with Eyes, Lies & Illusions

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the fall of the house of usher

Jean Epstein's impressionistic masterpiece is often credited as one of the most innovative horror movies of the silent era.

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masculin féminin: 15 faits précis

Masculin Féminin is classic Godard, not to be missed on the big screen!

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The original taboo film that had audiences flocking - for one screening only!

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planet of storms

Don't miss this rarely seen classic from Soviet special effects master Pavel Klushantsev.

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Heralding a new age in movie promotion and audience attendance, Spielberg's Oscar-winning thriller was the original action blockbuster.

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Rewind back to the beginnings of digital effects with this Disney cyber-adventure favourite from the eighties.

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the girl can't help it

Featuring the coolest cats of pop-music, this is the quintessential fifties rock film.

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Master filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami exploits the advances in digital technology to create an illuminating and direct piece of cinema.

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the maltese falcon

John Huston's The Maltese Falcon, starring Humphrey Bogart, is recognised as the prototype of film noir.

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"Nature remains the greatest special effects wizard of them all".

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the wizard of oz

Technicolor comes into its own in this 1939 musical fantasy, as Dorothy is whisked from sepia-toned Kansas to the incredible psychedelic world of Oz.

Thu 4 Jan - Sun 14 Jan 2007
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