– Highlights

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Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb

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Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb

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Word: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 18 Feb

– Learning Events

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Screening

Art + Film

13 Jan, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Event

ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, 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

Sundance Institute Indigenous Film Retrospective
– Tue 25 Nov

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program as Corroboree Sydney 2014 presents a major retrospective of Indigenous film. The program has been developed through Sundance Institute’s artist labs or screened at the Sundance Film Festival over the last 20 years. The week long program consists of dramatic features, documentaries and shorts by some of the most influential Native American and Indigenous filmmakers from around the world. Open air night screenings will be staged at the pop up 'Boat Shed’ cinema at Circular Quay and repeated indoors during the day at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s cinema. The program is hosted by Bird Runningwater, the director of Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous program.

The program is presented in partnership with Blackfella Films, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Black Screen at the National Film and Sound Archive and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Tuesday 25 November

10.30am Introduction with Bird Runningwater

10.45am Greenbush Dir: Warwick Thornton (Kaytej Nation) (2005) 25 mins
An Australian Aboriginal DJ realises that his job at the country radio station is about more than just playing music.

11.15am Miss Navajo Dir: Billy Luther (Navajo/Hopi/Laguna) (2007) 58 mins
The role of women and tradition in Dine (Navajo) culture is explored through a young girl’s quest for the Miss Navajo Nation crown. In this sensitive documentary, the door to a surprising world is opened where contestants are challenged to answer tough historical questions in the Navajo language and showcase their knowledge of practices like governance, traditional singing, or butchering a sheep. The film subtly illustrates the sacred dimension of Miss Navajo as well – how to participation places the young women on a timeless matriarchal continuum that goes back to creation and the first Diné life giving ancestor: Changing Woman.

2.00pm Samson and Delilah Dir: Warwick Thornton (Kaytej Nation) (2009) 101 mins
Samson and Delilah’s world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone they discover that life isn’t always fair, but love never judges.

3.45pm Greenbush Dir: Warwick Thornton (Kaytej Nation) (2005) 25 mins
An Australian Aboriginal DJ realises that his job at the country radio station is about more than just playing music.

Image: Samson and Delilah Dir: Warwick Thornton (Kaytej Nation) (2009) 101 mins
Courtesy of Warwick Thornton and Sundance Institute

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– When

25 November 2014, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

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