Jane Campion Short Films 1982–2006 Ages 12+

6.00PM Fri 15 Jul 2022 (1hr 7mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Ticketed

SYNOPSIS

Peel, Passionless Moments and A Girl’s Own Story will screen from archival 16mm prints. The Water Diary will screen from an archival 35mm print.

A selection of short films directed by Jane Campion from across her storied career, illustrating the formation and development of her cinematic vision.  Peel 1982 – which won the Short Film Palme d’Or at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival – portrays a stubborn family in a battle of wills over a discarded orange peel. Passionless Moments 1983 collects incidental fragments of human life in a bittersweet tapestry. A Girl’s Own Story 1984 dives into the inner lives and burgeoning sexuality of a group of teenage girls in a 1960s Sydney Catholic school. The Water Diary 2006 is a moving tale of drought told from the perspective of a young girl living on a farm in regional NSW.

CREDITS

Peel 1982
16MM, MONO, COLOUR, 9 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/EDITOR: JANE CAMPION / CINEMATOGRAPHER: SALLY BONGERS / PROD CO: AFTRS / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: RONIN FILMS / SCREENING FORMAT: 16MM

Passionless Moments 1983
16MM, MONO, BLACK AND WHITE, 13 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTORS/SCRIPT: JANE CAMPION, GERARD LEE / CINEMATOGRAPHER: JANE CAMPION / EDITOR: VERONIKA JENET / PROD CO: AFTRS / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: RONIN FILMS / SCREENING FORMAT: 16MM

A Girl’s Own Story 1984
16MM, MONO, BLACK AND WHITE, 27 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: JANE CAMPION / CINEMATOGRAPHER: SALLY BONGERS / EDITOR: CHRISTOPHER LANCASTER / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: RONIN FILMS / SCREENING FORMAT: 16MM

The Water Diary 2006
35MM, STEREO, COLOUR, 18 MINUTES, FRANCE/AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: JANE CAMPION / CINEMATOGRAPHER: GREIG FRASER / EDITOR: HEIDI KENEESEY / PROD CO: LDM PRODUCTIONS / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: JANE CAMPION / SCREENING FORMAT: 35MM