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
Veolia Lecture Theatre
Sat 11, 18, 25 July, 2pm
Films picked by Ann Finegan
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
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)