What’s On

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Featured Exhibitions

Ralph Hotere <em>Black Painting 1: Red on Black</em> 1968-1969. brolite lacquer on hardboard. Govett-Brewster Collection. Image courtesy of the Hotere Foundation Trust
Ralph Hotere: Black Paintings 1–7
  • 22 Sep — 3 Dec 2017
  • West ramp
Ralph Hotere’s Black Paintings (1968–69) were the first works acquired for the Govett-Brewster Collection in the years preceding the opening of the museum in 1970. Info
Len Lye's kinetic sculpture <em>Universe</em> 1976. Len Lye Foundation Collection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre. Photo Tyler Cann
Len Lye: Happy Moments
  • 5 Aug — 26 Nov 2017
  • Galleries 2,4,5
Key works from the Len Lye Foundation Collection and Archive, captured in their historical moment Info
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Cinema

 LASFF 2017 - The Story of Me
  • Wed 22 Nov 2017. 2—3:50PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Based on the real story of Brazilian storyteller Roberto Carlos Ramos, who at the age ...

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 LASFF 2017 - No Filter
  • Thu 23 Nov 2017. 11AM—12:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

When a woman visits a Chinese doctor, she discovers her pain is due to pent-up ...

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 LASFF 2017 - Decent People
  • Thu 23 Nov 2017. 2—3:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A reluctant father has much to learn in this believably naturalistic drama that artfully explores ...

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 LASFF 2017 - Cuba Libre
  • Fri 24 Nov 2017. 11AM—1PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Simon and Samuel experience the defeat of the Spanish Army in their country and the ...

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 LASFF 2017 - Miguel and William
  • Mon 27 Nov 2017. 2—3:45PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A romantic comedy inventing a friendship between Cervantes and Shakespeare, who both fall in love ...

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 One More Time With Feeling
  • Thu 7 Dec 2017. 7—8:45PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This documentary explores the creative process of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds as the ...

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 Being Billy Apple
  • Sat 9 Dec 2017. 11:30AM—12:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A documentary on the man, the artist, the brand.

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 Rose Hobart by Joseph Cornell
  • Sat 9 Dec 2017. 3—3:20PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

The experimental collage film made in 1936 by artist Joseph Cornell screens to accompany the ...

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 This Air is a Material
  • Sun 10 Dec 2017. 11—11:50AM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This documentary explores the evolution of Ann Shelton’s artistic process from the early days ...

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 No Ordinary Sheila
  • Thu 14 Dec 2017. 6—7:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

In Hugh Macdonald’s fascinating and inspiring doco, his cousin, writer and illustrator Sheila Natusch ...

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 Being Billy Apple
  • Saturdays and Sundays 11.30 AM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A documentary on the man, the artist, the brand.

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 Kids' Flicks
  • Wed 20 Dec - Sun 28 Jan
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

In the school holidays we screen a variety of films especially for children.

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Bowie Film FestivalLabyrinth
  • Sun 28 Jan 2018. 1—2:50PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby ...

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 Waru
  • Sun 4 Feb 2018. 4—5:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A powerful and challenging story surrounding the tangi of a small boy who dies at ...

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 School Life
  • Sun 11 Feb 2018. 4—5:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

John and Amanda teach Latin, English and Guitar at a fantastical stately-home turned school. Nearly ...

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 Mahana
  • Sun 4 Mar 2018. 4—5:50PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

From the author of The Whale Rider, a tale of family rivalry and reconciliation, set ...

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Late night cinemaCity of Gold
  • Thu 8 Mar 2018. 7—8:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A documentary portrait that takes us into Jonathan Gold’s universe to tell the improbable ...

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