focus on peter whitehead

Tonite Let's All Make Love in London

Swinging London and sixties counter culture ignite in this collection of rare and previously unseen material from the archives of Peter Whitehead - legendary filmmaker, author, falconer and artiste.

Friday 7 Sep - Sunday 16 Sep 2007 

Full $13, Concession $10

"This is the Melbourne film event of the year so far, a chance to view the work of an important but largely ignored artist of the counter-culture." Tom Ryan, The Sunday Age

With thanks to Contemporary Films.

Curated by Kristy Matheson. Read the program notes.

tonite let's all make love in london

Whitehead's most famous feature to date is a kaleidoscopic vision of Dolly Birds, body painting, sexual liberation and protest.

benefit of the doubt

Whitehead offers a unique snapshot of Peter Brook's U.S. - a performative deconstruction of the Vietnam war and the culture of protest from afar.

peter whitehead: pop films

Featuring rarely seen pop promos for legendary artists such as The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix.


An intensely daring and surreal cinematic experience.

in the beginning was the image: conversations with peter whitehead

Paul Cronin's epic document on Whitehead reveals an extraordinary renaissance man in the truest sense of the word.

the fall

Whitehead's insightful portrait of a nation in the grip of political and social upheaval is nothing short of staggering.

peter whitehead shorts

Don't miss your only chance to see these landmark Whitehead short films.

led zeppelin: live at the royal albert hall

Shot at the Royal Albert Hall after the release of Led Zeppelin II, this no-holes-barred documentation of Led Zeppelin is a blinding concert film.

the fire in the water

A mystical and sensual exploration of the director's oeuvre featuring John Lennon, The Who, Jimi Hendrix and the Animals.

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