Lunch & Lecture: 'The Heist Film'

11.00AM Wed 11 May 2022
GOMA | Ticketed

Explore QAGOMA's exhibitions and projects at our monthly Members lecture, followed by a two-course lunch on the GOMA Roof Terrace.

EVENT UPDATE: From 11 May, the lunch component of the monthly 'Lunch & Lecture' events will relocate to the GOMA Roof Terrace to enable greater capacity for attendees while ensuring the safety of our Members and staff. Seating will be communal and unallocated. The lecture will remain in Cinema A.

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, places are limited. Lecture only tickets may be available, free for Members  / $10 Members' guests.

$59 Members / $68 Members’ guests / Includes a glass of wine and a two-course lunch (main and dessert), followed by tea or coffee. Please advise any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Member event cancellation and refund policy

We understand that plans change and we always do our best to accomodate cancellation requests; however, last minute cancellations significantly impact our resourcing and the costs of running our Members events.

For events with significant catering costs (e.g. Lunch & Lectures, special events):

As of February 2022, where we are required to supply final numbers for catering purposes, ticketholders must provide at least 4 business days' notice of cancellation to be eligible for a refund or to transfer their payment to another event. Refund and transfer requests received after this time cannot be guaranteed.

For events with minimal catering costs e.g. Book Club, paid Members viewings

As of February 2022, ticket holders must provide at least 2 business days' notice of cancellation to be eligible for a refund. Within 24 hours of an event date, ticketholders may request to transfer their payment to another Members event. No-shows cannot be refunded or transferred.