Lecture: The Heist Film
11.00am – 12.00pm, Wed 11 May 2022
Gallery of Modern Art & Cinema A
Book for the lecture only component of our monthly Lunch & Lecture. Danger! Daring! Disaster! Rosie Hays Associate Curator, Australian Cinémathèque will take Members through one of cinema’s most beloved crime subgenres – the Heist film. In conjunction with ‘The Art of the Heist’ film program, this lecture will delve into heists on screen. A seductive mix of gangster cool and cerebral ingenuity the Heist film brings together a crafty ensemble of experts, a high stakes plan and the lure of the ultimate reward. From women-led caper Widows 2018 and Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing 1956 to Jules Dassin’s French classic Rififi 1955 this talk will showcase some of the most iconic moments in cinema. Bookings essential, capacity is limited / Free for Members / $10 for Members' guests / Book online, email email@example.com or call (07) 3840 7278 To comply with social distancing measures capacity at this event is limited, book early to avoid disappointment. We have increased cleaning frequency, handwashing and sanitiser facilities, and introduced distance markers for queuing. We require your name and contact details, as well as your guest's, when booking to support contact tracing.