Movies at the Museum: Glorious Food

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Food, wine, science and history join forces at Movies at the Museum this August.

Special screenings of short films from National Film and Sound Archive, local historical footage and SCINEMA International Science Film Festival 2018. See below for full playlist.

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival 2018 is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere showcasing the best in science cinema from around the world.

Alongside SCINEMA, local Science Hub Orange Cowra Cabonne will be screening vodcasts based on STEAM collaborations between scientists, environmental agencies and community - supported by Inspiring Australia.

Event in partnership with Orange Cowra Cabonne Science Hub

Event sponsored by: Cargo Road Wines and Fresh Fodder

Thurs 16 Aug 2018
6pm-10pm
Orange Regional Museum
Tickets $15, food and drinks included
Friends of Orange Regional Museum tickets $11

Booking essential gloriousfood.eventbrite.com.au or 02 6393 8444

What will you see?

HISTORY SHORT FILMS

Sunny Harvest
1959 18 mins
It may be dull and dreary in London right now but here in Australia it's all sunshine and fruit. Luckily for the English we are able to send them some canned sunshine to cheer them up during their dark winter months. See how it's done in this film about the growing, canning and export marketing of fruit. Follow a seasonal worker as he moves around Australia picking the fruits of our Sunny Harvest. Made by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1959. Directed by John Gray. National Film and Sound Archive collection.

Fruit Canning
1933 6 mins
This film examines the process of peach canning from the orchard to the can. From the Film Australia Collection, made by the Cinema Branch and directed by GA Gamon. National Film and Sound Archive collection.

Ingenious Machines Produce Biscuits By The Million
1951 3 mins
A quick tour of a biscuit factory making all the old Australian favourites like SAO, Iced vovo and Monte Carlo - by the millions. From Australian Diary 46. Produced by The National Film Board 1951 and produced by Jack S Allan. National Film and Sound Archive collection.

City of Orange is Beautiful Country Centre
1949 4 mins
Take a short walk around Orange in 1949 and watch the Cherry Blossom parade make its way down Summer Street.

Orange Field Day
1968 4mins
Explore the Orange National Field Days in 1968.

SCIENCE SHORT FILMS

Virtual Humans (Spain)
6:00 mins
Award for Technical Merit. Directed by Guillermo Marin, Fernando cucchiettiproduced by Peter Coveney, Mariano Vazquez. Written by Roger Highfield, Peter Coveney, Guillermo Marin, Fernando Cucchietti. This short film takes us to a future where a complete copy of you can be created, and used to monitor, study, and enhance your health. A future that might not be far from now.

The secret to making better decisions – catalyst (Australia)
1:30 mins (excerpt only)
Award for Scientific Merit
Directed and Produced by David Symonds, Nicholas Searle. M
athematician Lily Serna believes maths can provide the answer to life’s tough decisions and she shows us how in this excerpt from Catalyst.

Grassroots (Australia)
19:10 mins
Best Documentary. Directed by Frank Oly. Produced and Written by Tegan Nock. A story about farmers, the soils they work and a piece of powerful knowledge that nearly slipped through their fingers. Grassroots follows Guy Webb and his friends, unlikely heroes on a quest to bring a genuine climate change solution to the world.

ASTROTURF (UK)
1:00 min
Best Experimental Film. Directed by James Uren. Produced and Written by Nidhi Gupta. Using the strange sounds of recordings of satellites in space, Astroturf juxtaposes the minutiae of human life with the incredible size of our universe.

TIMELAPSE (Spain)
11:00 mins
Best Director. Directed and Written by Aleix Castro. Produced by El Dedo en el Ojo. What would you say if you could work a whole month in a single second? Welcome to the future of neural implants. A new way of understanding work has arrived, but factory worker Laura is not convinced.

KCLOC (USA)
2:30 mins
Best Animated. Film Directed, Produced and Written by Ninaad Kulkarni. What does time mean to you? This 3D animated film explores our perceptions of time, with exquisite animation and great wit.

Irony (Australia)
8:00 mins
Best Short Film. Directed, Produced and Written by Radheya Jegatheva. An astonishing adaptation of the award-winning poem, ‘Seven Billion’ by Radheya Jegatheva, irony explores the relationship between humanity and technology…told from the perspective of a phone.

Planet Earth II – Grasslands (UK)
1:30 mins (excerpt only)
Special Jury Award. Directed and Produced by Chadden Hunter. Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support vast gatherings of wildlife but to survive here animals must endure the most hostile seasonal changes on the planet.

The kingdom – how fungi made our world (australia)
52:00 mins
Best Film. Directed by Annamaria Talas, Simon Nasht (Australia). Produced by Susan mackinnon (Australia), Anne Pick, Bill Spahic (Canada). Some fungi will save us, others will threaten us, and we are just beginning to understand which is which. The great, untold story of how fungi shaped all life on land.


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