Family film screenings: Playtime
July school holiday matinees
To celebrate the opening of the exhibition Playback: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2018, we’re screening a mini series of Australian animation classics to entertain, inspire and educate children and adults alike. These films showcase the shift from analogue to digital animation techniques.
Before the screenings, why not join us for a free family artmarking activity? See Drop in and make: Fabulous flip books
Image: Still from Happy feet
Abra cadabra (3D)
Director: Alexander Stitt 1983 (Aust)
84 mins 35mm Colour Rated G
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to watch Australia’s first 3D animation with old-school 'Abra Goggles’. Voiced by John Farnham and Jacki Weaver, this colourful cosmic fantasy tells the story of the Pied Piper. Abra cadabra is an eye-popping treat for young and old.
Saturday 7 July 2018 2pm – 3:24pm
Director: George Miller 2006 (Australia)
108 mins 35mm Colour Rated G
Experience this Academy Award winner for Best Animated Feature on the big screen. This joyous film is about the world of Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song. When young Mumble discovers he can’t sing, he embarks on an action-packed adventure with new friends.
Saturday 14 July 2018 2pm – 3:48pm