A study of the techniques used by Margaret Barr, a teacher of drama and movement in Sydney. The film shows the genesis of a dance drama, 'Judith Wright — Australian Poet', from conception to performance.
New approaches in art education are seen in a typical grade four primary classroom. Through a wide variety of activities, and with a sympathetic and understanding teacher, the children grow in ... More »
An examination in detail of paintings which contributed to Fauvism, the brief , explosive development in modern art characterised by violent colors and simplified forms. the 'wild beasts' are ... More »
A film tracing the early influences of Seurat, Cezanne and primitive African art on the development of Cubism. Paintings of Picasso and Braque are shown in close detail from the period when they ... More »
MIFF Patron Geoffrey Rush presents a film that had a formative experience on him, Fred Schepisi's The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith. A Q&A session featuring Geoffrey Rush and Fred Schepisi will follow ... More »