Event held on August 10

Australians and Hollywood: A tale of craft, talent, and ambition

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Event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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About

Australians an Hollywood is a Canberra-exclusive exhibition celebrating iconic moments in contemporary Australian film and the people and stories that brought them to life. This blockbuster exhibition by the NFSA features beloved cinema moments, rare behind-the-scenes footage and costumes and props from the NFSA collection on display for the first time. Book your tickets in advance online to get up close with personal treasures from some of Australia’s most celebrated creatives in cinema, including Eric Bana, Paul Hogan, Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin, David Michôd, George Miller, Norma Moriceau, Mia Wasikowska, and more. Discover the creativity and craft that goes into making a classic. Highlights include the customised steering wheels from Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015), spectacular costumes from Moulin Rouge! (Baz Luhrmann, 2001) and The Sapphires (Wayne Blair, 2012) plus Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin’s art concept books for Romeo + Juliet (Baz Luhrmann, 1996) and the clapperboard from the 2021 sci-fi epic, Dune (Denis Villeneuve 2021). Bring your smartphone to access Spotlight, our free digital exhibition companion experience. With Spotlight, you can discover and collect bonus exhibition content to take home and explore.