Curator talk: Circus home movies from the NFSA collection
WED 4 APRIL, 7PM | Arc Cinema | Free | 50mins
NFSA Curator Tara Marynowsky will take you through our very special collection of home movies showing the inner lives of Australia’s roving circus workers. This talk will be followed by our screening of Tod Browning’s circus horror- Freaks! (Tickets available separately)
This talk is part of our season NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS - SAT 17 MAR to FRI 6 APR 2018
Roll up, roll up! Let the NFSA take you through the darker side of carnival culture with a series of screenings that showcase the beautifully strange and melancholic freaks and dreamers that makes up the circus in cinema’s imagination.Presented in association with the ANU conference ‘Imagineers in Circus and Science’.
** Please note - from 6pm to 7pm in the NFSA Courtyard, perfomers visiting as part of the ANU's IMAGINEERS IN CIRCUS AND SCIENCE conference will be showcasing their skills. Drinks and food will be on sale. The original advertised start time for Tara Marynowsky's lecture was 6pm but has been moved to 7pm to allow for this wonderful opportunity.