Win a Free Double Pass to see the Film ’99 Homes’
Because our ‘Neon’ giveaway tickets were snaffled up so quickly the Melbourne International Film Festival Travelling Showcase has given us three double passes to give away to the film ’99 Homes’, screening at the Ballarat Regent Cinemas on Friday the 18th of September at 6:45 pm.
To be in the running for a double pass, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with ’99 Homes’ in the subject heading and your name in the email body. We’ll give passes to the first three.
Win a Free Double Pass to see the Film ‘Neon’
THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST.
To celebrate the Melbourne International Film Festival Travelling Showcase coming to Ballarat we have three double passes to give away to the film ‘Neon’, screening at the Ballarat Regent Cinemas on Saturday the 19th of September at 3pm.
To be in the running for a double pass, send an email to email@example.com with ‘Neon’ in the subject heading and your name in the email body. We’ll give passes to the first three.
1 July 2015 (revised)
A new project about bark canoes reveals a forgotten history of encounters between Aboriginal Victorians and settlers in the 1800s.
On the rivers of remote colonial Victoria, 19th century European settlers depended on Aboriginal navigators and canoe builders to transport goods, mail and people.
A documentary and multimedia project, now live on Culture Victoria, explores this little known aspect of colonial history through a short documentary film, image gallery, audio interviews and three short educational essays.
The film was screened on the Big Screen at Fed Square every day from the 5-11 July 2015 as part of NAIDOC week 2015.
The VVG Story.
by Lucinda Horrocks.
“How do you bring a story about technology and water science alive? That was our creative challenge with the Visualising Victoria’s Groundwater film.”
The mud sticks to our boots as we follow the cattle track, our heels sinking into the sodden earth, obliterating hoof prints. Thank God we remembered to bring boots, I think, as I cuddle the camera closer to my chest, my arms awkwardly clutched around the fragile box of plastic and buttons and glass it is my job to keep safe from the muck and the wet. The sky is a dark pattern of clouds but Jary has judged it won’t rain. He strides ahead up the hill carrying the tripod easily over his shoulder.
Stories of Eureka
On December 3 1854, in Ballarat, a group of gold miners clashed with the local authorities in a bloody encounter which influenced the course of democracy in Australia.
We’ve been busy at Wind & Sky creating four digital stories about people connected to the Eureka Stockade for the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E Ballarat).
Come help us celebrate the launch of our films and the 160th anniversary of Eureka. There are a series of events on the actual anniversary day the 3rd of December and on the weekend of the 6-7 December.Read More
The Ballarat National Theatre, Gertrude Johnson, and the Australian National Theatre Movement by Lucinda Horrocks.
The Ballarat National Theatre is a local amateur dramatic society with a surprisingly grand-sounding name. It is one of the longest-running community theatre groups in Australia, for which it deserves celebration. But the company’s name reveals another fact worth celebrating. It has a rare, ongoing connection to a foundational episode in the cultural history of Australia – the Australian National Theatre Movement.