– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb

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Exhibition

MCA COLLECTION: JON CAMPBELL

04 Dec - 25 Feb

– Learning Events

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Workshop

WORKSHOP

29 Nov, 6.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Event

International Day for People with Disability

05 Dec, 11.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Art Safari

05 Dec, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

We sat down with laughter connoisseur Shari Coventry from Sydney Laughter to discover the truth about laughter and why we need it ahead of this month’s Laughter Sessions. more

Coming up in 2018…

Next year is one of the most exciting and diverse seasons yet. Find out what’s on. more

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Screening

Around a Small Mountain

Where does art end and cinema start? Enjoy our new contemporary film series as guest curators blur the lines between art and cinema.

Film program for December 2016
The Theatre-ality of Cinema: Curated by Kiki Fung

Saturday 17 December, 2pm
Free, Drop in
Level 2, Veolia Lecture Theatre

Around a Small Mountain

Year- 2009
Director- Jacques Rivette
Running Time- 1 hr, 24 mins
Rated- M

After a chance encounter with Kate (Jane Birkin), a former circus performer who is unable to return to form due to an unspoken trauma, Vittorio (Sergio Castellitto) is instantly smitten. Drawn to uncover the mystery and hidden past of both Kate and the circus, Vittorio’s attempts to delve into the unknown territory of stage lead to a series of role-playing that will prompt profound revelation.

Jacques Rivette’s final film examines the subject that fascinated him endlessly: the theatre. As the jigsaw puzzle of Kate’s past is assembled, the circus becomes a mystical space where memory and the present collide, offering a chance for redemption and resurrection. This is a divine conclusion to the master’s career, as every character and every encounter gather in the circus’ ring for a final resolution.

Image credit- Film promotional still

image for Around a Small Mountain

– When

17 December 2016, 2:00-3:24pm

– Admission

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