Theatre Actor. Film Star. Political Activist. Inspirational Teacher. Discover the life story of Sir Ian McKellen, as told by the man himself in this feature-length documentary. The legend shares his personal stories and thoughts – from his childhood to present day – as well as a wealth of never-before-seen material. Private photo albums, diaries written when he was 12, and behind-the-scenes footage from theatre productions and movies complete this intimate and intriguing journey.
Thanks to ICON Film Distribution, Australian Arts Review has five (5) in-cinema double passes to McKellen: Playing the Part. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details with McKellen in the Subject Line to: email@example.com by 12 noon – Monday 24 September 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!
McKellen: Playing the Part screens nationally from 27 September 2018.
Image: Sir Ian McKellen – courtesy of ICON Film Distribution
Described by Picasso and Matisse as ‘the father of us all’, Cézanne is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. Despite this, Cézanne remains somewhat unknown, somewhat misunderstood. Until now: this major new film, Cézanne – Portraits of a Life, reveals the true man.
Directed by award-winning writer and director Phil Grabsky and produced by Exhibition on Screen, the film series dedicated to bringing world class art and artists to cinemas worldwide, Cézanne – Portraits of a Life is based on an exhibition of Cézanne portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London, Musee d’Orsay, Paris, and National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Thanks to Exhibition on Screen, Australian Arts Review has three (3) double passes to the screening of Cézanne – Portraits of a Life at Cinema Nova, Carlton on Saturday 6 October 2018. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details with Cézanne in the Subject Line to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 noon – Friday 28 September 2018. Only the Winners will be notified!
Cézanne – Portraits of a Life screens nationally at selected cinemas: 20 September – 18 October 2018.
Image: Paul Cézanne, The Card Players, 1896 – courtesy of Exhibition on Screen
Bernadette Robinson returns with a sparkling concoction of musical delights, featuring interpretations of songs from some of her favourite contemporary songwriters. Earlier in 2018, London critics and audiences raved about her performances in the one-woman musical play Songs For Nobodies, which had previously captivated Melbourne audiences.
Thanks to our friends at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Australian Arts Review has one (1) double pass to giveaway to the performance of Quiet, Please! There are ladies on stage! on Sunday 14 October 2018 – 5.00pm. TO WIN: Email your Name and Contact Details with Cézanne in the Subject Line to: email@example.com by 12 noon – Monday 8 October 2018. Only the Winner will be notified!
Image: Bernadette Robinson (supplied)