Film

Cinematic unpleasantness in Arts

Cinematic unpleasantness in Arts

November 15, 2010

Arts, Film:

I always love browsing through the new books as they appear on our shelves, and just occasionally an accidental theme emerges from the variety of titles and subjects on display. For instance,… Read More ›

Singing through struggle

Singing through struggle

October 19, 2010

Arts, Film, Music:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 20th October at 6:30pm you can watch the 2002 documentary Amandla! : a revolution… Read More ›

New Music on Listening Posts in Arts.

New Music on Listening Posts in Arts.

September 29, 2010

Arts, Dance, Film, Music, Musicals:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.   Playlists on some of the listening posts have recently been updated.  New… Read More ›

Steampunk for the entire family

Steampunk for the entire family

September 22, 2010

Arts, Film:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 22nd June at 6pm you can catch the classic animated film by Hayao Miyazaki,… Read More ›

Rhythm on film

Rhythm on film

August 6, 2010

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

The Backbeat section of the Melbourne International Film Festival is known for highlighting a variety of fascinating films on various aspects of popular and un/non-popular music and music culture over… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 4, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Film, Painting, Visual arts:

French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century byPhilip Conisbee British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875  by Katharine Baetjer The Greek body by Ian Jenkins and Victoria… Read More ›

Zombies, censorship and forbidden films

Zombies, censorship and forbidden films

July 22, 2010

Arts, Film:

The latest offering by renowned gay filmmaker (aka. art-pornographer) Bruce LaBruce, L.A. Zombie, has recently been banned from showing at the Melbourne International Film Festival this year. This is the first… Read More ›

Plastic bags in Arts

Plastic bags in Arts

July 21, 2010

Arts, Film:

Proof you can make art from anything. still from Plastic Bag, 2010, from Futurestates TV This wonderful little film, by Ramin Bahrani and narrated by Werner Herzog, deserves to be… Read More ›

Ponyo and other anime in Arts

Ponyo and other anime in Arts

June 29, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Film:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 30th June at 6:30pm you can catch the most recent animated film by Hayao… Read More ›

Melbourne International Animation Festival

Melbourne International Animation Festival

June 17, 2010

Arts, Film:

The Melbourne International Animation Festival is upon us yet again. Along with the many new names and wildly varied images on display, there are also a number of showcases covering… Read More ›