– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

27 Oct, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017

27 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

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Talk

Keynote lecture by Pipilotti Rist

05 Nov, 1.00pm, Level 6: Harbourside Room

– News from inside the MCA

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

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Laura Hindmarsh

Primavera 2017 artist Laura Hindmarsh shares six films ahead of her specially curated edition of Art + Film on Saturday 16 September. more

The Many Guises of Jenny Watson

We’ll take you through some of Watson’s many alter egos that are currently housed in our Level 3 Galleries. 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

Artist & Curator Film Picks
– Energies: Haines & Hinterding: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Get inside the mind of artists by watching some of their favourite films. Bring a friend to this diverse program of films selected by artists and curators.

Films happen every Saturday at 2pm
FREE, drop-in
Veolia Lecture Theatre

Sat 11, 18, 25 July, 2pm
Films picked by Ann Finegan

Film

The Man Who Fell To Earth dir. by Nicholas Roeg (1976)

Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth (Buck Henry), Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou (Candy Clark), a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, Thomas is intercepted by the U.S. government, and his entire plan is threatened.

2 hrs 28 mins
Rated R

Watch the trailer

Ann Finegan is a Sydney writer and educator in the field of contemporary arts and theory. Her special interest is cinema and moving image. In 2012, she co-founded of Cementa Contemporary Arts Festival and is currently a co-director and chief curator



Image: The Man who fell to Earth- film still- Studio Canal (1976)

image for Artist & Curator Film Picks

– When

11 July 2015, 2:00-4:28pm

– Admission

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