The Gallery

Australia, 1970

Film
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This film about the National Gallery of Victoria is beautifully conceived and deserves its many film festival awards. Kerry Brown (editor) and Graham Chase (cinematographer) provide stunning contrasts, dissolves and cut images of the architectural design and art holdings. The Great Hall with its lead light ceiling and water window is also featured. These images are complimented by Leslie Dempsey’s impressive electronic score. This film is carefully composed without voice-over narration. Winner of top awards at film festivals in Cork, Brussels, San Francisco, Melbourne and Chicago. Edited by Graham Chase. No spoken commentary.

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

producer

Gil Brealey

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Duration

00:08:28:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31031

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art museums

Crafts & Visual Arts → National Gallery of Victoria

Crafts & Visual Arts → National Gallery of Victoria - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → National Gallery of Victoria

History → National Gallery of Victoria - History

Places → Victoria

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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