Reel Stories: A look at Life Through Motion Film

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 at 01:00 PM


Melbourne Museum Theatre
Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson street
Carlton, Vic 3053
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Caz McLennan

This August 9th event is part of the History, Culture and Collections 2017 Lecture Series and will be presented by three speakers: Dr Philip Batty, Lorenzo Iozzi and Fiona Kinsey all of whom work at Museums Victoria, in the Humanities Department.

During this presentation, you will see segments from a recently accessible selection of film, including one of the earliest extant ethnographic films made.

For more on the content of this lecture, further speaker details and to reserve your seat, please go to 'Melbourne Museum' What's On:

To go straight to bookings, click on the 'TICKETS' link here, noting that this is a FREE event.


Please note: regrettably, we had to cancel our lecture for July 2017.  We do hope to see you in the audience for this exciting August event though.

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